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Mobile Market Provides Access to Nutritious Food for Northwest…

*This is the third article in our three-part Inspiring Changemaker 2022 Series. These stories highlight the amazing work of our clients and their food...
James Mallory
4 min read

Food Insecurity and Race: The Troubling Stats and What…

The facts don’t lie. Racial inequity plays a big part in food insecurity in the US. Non-white households are two times more food insecure...
Frederic Laforge
6 min read

Why Fruits and Vegetables Are an Important Part of…

The United Nations (UN) declared 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables (IYFV).1 Even though 2021 is over, it’s still crucial to...
Frederic Laforge
6 min read

What the Blue Zones Teach Us About Healthy Living…

There’s an interesting phenomenon happening in five small pockets of the world. Researchers call these areas the ‘Blue Zones’.1 We’re talking about the happiest...
Frederic Laforge
5 min read

Why We Can’t Let Mobile Farmers’ Markets Fail and…

Running a mobile farmers’ market is hard. We should know. We did it for several years. Trying to balance costs, handling fresh produce, marketing,...
Frederic Laforge
6 min read

The Farmers’ Truck Journey: The Road to Fresh, Accessible…

The Farmers’ Truck started as a way to bring healthy local produce to the people of Moncton, New Brunswick. We wanted to reconnect people...
Frederic Laforge
5 min read

Choosing a Vehicle Part 2: The Mobile Produce Bus

This is the second article in our three-part series about choosing the best type of vehicle for your mobile farmers’ market. In this article,...
Frederic Laforge
5 min read

Choosing a Vehicle Part 1: The Mobile Fruit and…

This is the first article in a 3-part series about choosing the best type of vehicle for your mobile farmers’ market. In this article,...
Frederic Laforge
5 min read

How Mobile Farmers’ Markets Impact Communities Across the United…

Sure you’ve seen food trucks on tv, online, or even downtown, but have you ever seen a farmers’ market on wheels? What makes mobile...
Frederic Laforge
5 min read

How the Blue Zones Project Can Boost Your Community’s…

What’s the true cost of an unhealthy lifestyle?  Well, it’s about $3.42 trillion US.1 That’s how much it costs per year to treat chronic...
Lorraine Dufour
7 min read