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About Us

Vision: Mecklenburg County’s residents enjoying the health benefits of eating fruits and vegetables.

Mission: Build a healthier Mecklenburg County by  increasing access to and consumption of fruits and vegetables.

Target Audience: Any Mecklenburg County resident.

  Download the coalition brochure 

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 Here We Grow

   Current Coalition Activities
  • Mecklenburg County Fruit & Vegetable Coalition was established in 2005.
  • Goal is to get 25% of county residents to regularly eat 5 fruit & vegetable servings a day.
  • Current membership is at 212 partners from various organizations, agencies, and interested community members.
  • Increasing number of local farmers markets and community gardens
  • Advocacy for policies around improving fruit and vegetable access and consumption
  • Community education of the benefits of fruits and vegetables
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For more information, contact Allison Nelson, Health Promotion Supervisor, MS, RD, LDN at 704-432-3468 or contact us online.


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