Veggie Van to bring fresh fruits, vegetables to Fremont, Hesperia, Newaygo on Thursday, Oct. 15
FREMONT, Mich., Oct. 9, 2020 – Families in Newaygo County are invited to pick up a bag of free healthy fresh produce when The Veggie Van makes stops in Fremont, Newaygo and Hesperia on Thursday, Oct. 15. The Veggie Van will be at:
The goal of The Veggie Van program is to ensure that fruits and vegetables are available to people who otherwise have limited access to fresh produce. The Veggie Van, a mobile farmer’s market featuring locally grown, top-quality fruits and vegetables, is a joint project of Spectrum Health and the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids. The bags will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis.
To avoid contact, the event will be held drive-through style and participants are asked to remain in their cars throughout the event process. Spectrum Health staff will put the bag of produce in vehicles and will wear masks and gloves to reduce transmission risks. Social distancing and safety protocols will be in place for safety. People who plan to pick up their free bag of produce are asked to please wear a mask and practice healthy hand hygiene.