2023 Veggie Van to Offer Free Healthy Foods, Nutrition Information
Veggie Van to Offer Free Healthy Foods, Nutrition Information
(ST. JOSEPH) – The Veggie Van is making its way throughout Berrien County. This mobile farmer’s market will offer free, locally grown, top-quality, healthy fruits and vegetables, and nutrition information. Upcoming events in May and June include:
- Thursday, May 18 at University Medical Specialties, located at 9045 US-31, in Berrien Springs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, June 14 at InterCare Community Health Network, located at 800 M 139, in Benton Harbor from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Thursday, June 29 at Primary Care: Coloma, located at 6701 Paw Paw Ave, in Coloma from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The event will be held drive-through style and participants can remain in their vehicle as they pick up a bag of fresh produce. A total of 100 bags will be available on a first come, first serve basis.
The goal of the program is to ensure that fruits and vegetables are available to people who otherwise have limited access to fresh produce. The Veggie Van is made possible through the generosity of Corewell Health, the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids and the YMCA of Greater Michiana. Find more information on these upcoming events at spectrumhealthlakeland.org/
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About Corewell Health
Corewell Health™ is a not-for-profit health system that provides health care and coverage with an exceptional team of 60,000+ dedicated people—including more than 11,500 physicians and advanced practice providers and more than 15,000 nurses providing care and services in 22 hospitals, 300+ outpatient locations and several post-acute facilities—and Priority Health, a provider-sponsored health plan serving more than 1.2 million members. Through experience and collaboration, we are reimagining a better, more equitable model of health and wellness. People are at the heart of everything we do, and the inspiration for our legacy of outstanding outcomes, innovation, strong community partnerships, philanthropy and transparency. For more information, visit corewellhealth.org.
Corewell Health South
Gillian Conrad, MPH Lead Communication Specialist
- May 15, 2023
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