Down East Partnership for Children

Programmatic funds to implement a farm-to-child care model in 15 centers that predominantly serve low-income children that will increase the amount of healthy, local food served at these sites. The purpose of this project is to organize the relationships between food vendors, distributors, and processors to make fresh produce accessible to child care providers. Funds will support the salary for the project lead, incentives to participating centers, and contracted services.

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Category Health Improvement in North Carolina ⟩ Healthy Places NC
Date May 2018
Amount $495,000
Length 36
Impact Counties Edgecombe, Nash
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