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Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program

Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program® (FVRx®)

The Fruit and Vegetable Prescription (FVRx®) Program® helps healthcare providers give families innovative prescriptions that can be spent on fruits and vegetables at grocery stores, farmers markets, and other healthy food retailers. To view FVRx resources, like factsheets and reports, click here.

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“The biggest thing I’ve seen is the FVRx program gives patients the ability to take a risk and to make change. In talking with parents, What I realized was that they wanted to come to the farmers market but didn’t have the money. Now they have a reason to go.” –Health Care Provider

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Our Progress, 2010-2014

Number of patients enrolled

  • 1,131 overweight/obese patients enrolled

Number of families impacted

  • 5,655 low-income families impacted

Programs launched

  • 18 programs launched
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