Just Say Yes to Fruits & Vegetables
Empowering clients to make healthy choices
Food Bank of Central New York partners with the Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables Program to deliver comprehensive nutrition education activities to our emergency food network of food pantries, shelters, and soup kitchens.
Designed to prevent obesity and reduce long term chronic disease risks, JSY promotes increased fruit and vegetable consumption through a series of nutrition education workshops tailored to encourage healthful eating and food preparation. Each workshop provides practical nutrition information using USDA approved lesson plans, cooking demonstrations, and recipes using fruits and vegetables.
JSY is funded through the New York State Department of Health and USDA’s SNAP-Ed Project. SNAP-Ed supports nutrition education for individuals eligible for SNAP.
(315) 437-1899 ext. 255
Community Nutrition Educator
(315) 437-1899 ext. 222