Fresh Look: Fresh For All Program Offering Free Produce to Community

Posted by Brittany Barbato on October 29th, 2015

Our Fresh For All program is like a traveling farmers market, setting up at the same location every week — on the same day and at the same time — so local residents can rely on the availability of a selection of fresh produce throughout the year. Many clients are also volunteers, enjoying the opportunity to support and engage with their fellow community members while also receiving free produce from the program.

Here’s a quick glance at what a few of our current clients, volunteers and staff have to say about their experience with Fresh For All:

Philabundance Volunteer at Fresh For All Upper Darby

“This program is important so that people who can’t afford produce can still have access.” -Mary, Fresh For All Upper Darby client and volunteer


Philabundance Fresh For All Staff with Client Daughter

“I am inspired on a daily basis by the time and energy our volunteers put in to serve our communities. If the items we provide at Fresh For All are able to provide savings on our clients’ grocery bills and put fresh, healthy food on their tables then I think we have been successful.” –Jessica Wyckoff, Manager of Philabundance Direct Programs


Philabundance Volunteer at Fresh For All South Philly

“Me gusta mucho tratar ayudar y conocer a más gente, y es por eso que trato de ser voluntario una vez por semana durante unas dos horas.” [English: I love to help and meet new people, which is why I volunteer once a week for two hours.] -Marisela, Fresh For All South Philadelphia client and volunteer

Cucumbers from Fresh For All South Philly

“I come to Fresh For All because it’s fresh, local and leaves more money in my pocket to buy protein for our meals, like shrimp or steak.” –Brandy, Fresh For All Paulsboro client


Philabundance Client at Fresh For All South Philly

FFA is helpful to making ends meet, “because I don’t get much in food stamps. Got to stretch my budget as far as I can.” –Raphael, Fresh For All South Philadelphia client


This program wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of our volunteers and donors. Join them by giving today to support programs like Fresh For All.

“Fresh Look” is a recurring Philabundance blog post offering a quick, current glance at our programs and their impact. Join other generous Philabundance supporters by giving today and you’ll help support programs like Fresh For All.

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