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Join us for the #Snacks4Summer Twitter Party!

Who is ready to party with us? We're celebrating summer with Del Monte and Vitamin Bee at our #Snacks4Summer Twitter party on June 15 at 4pm ET!

Join us for recipes, tips and fun facts about your favorite summertime produce, plus yummy ideas to fuel kids with fruit and veggies all summer long. There's also the opportunity to win one of four $25 grocery gift cards*! 

Select Products at ACME Markets to Benefit Feeding America®

 

From April 29 - June 2, the below products at ACME Markets will benefit local Feeding America® food bank programs. Through partnerships with Produce for Kids, ACME and select fruit and vegetable companies have raised more than $280,000 to benefit children's charities. Last year's campaign was able to donate 171,730 meals to Feeding America.

Check out tasty ways to use these products in our recipe section, and look for the Produce for Kids logo in stores next to the following products.

What's In Season?

Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money, but also means that you’ll be enjoying fruits and veggies at their peak! Click on the months below to find out what's in season and get some delicious recipes to incorporate these items into mealtime.

RD Resource Center

 

At Produce for Kids, we know how important and trusted in-store registered dietitians and nutritionists are to shoppers. We know the information, advice, and services you provide are paramount in shaping our society’s lifestyle choices. For that reason, your vital role needs lots of love and support! That’s why we’ve created this resource page and the Produce for Kids "We Heart RDs" kit, filled with tools and resources that supplement your current programs. Be sure to sign up for your free kit and stop back regularly to download new resources.

Idaho Potato Commission’s 2015 Holiday Promotion Helps Feed Families in Need

Retailers can help give back to the community during the holiday season thanks to a new retail coupon promotion from the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) in partnership with Country Crock buttery spread. Unilever and the IPC are teaming up for the “Buy, Get, Give” program, which will run from Nov. 1 through Dec. 31, 2015, is designed to both drive sales and promote hunger relief

Produce Alliance and Limoneira kick off #PAPuckerface social media challenge

Produce Alliance and Limoneira will be combining their network of over 20,000+ food industry partners to engage in the #PApuckerface social media challenge. Adults and children of all ages are encouraged to participate by biting into a lemon and taking a picture or video of their best “puckerface” to post on a social media site with the hashtag #PApuckerface for childhood hunger awareness.

Michigan Apple Committee gets social with new campaign

The Michigan Apple Committee launched a social media campaign Sept. 1 with the help of global PR and marketing firm, Weber Shandwick. The campaign will increase Michigan Apples’ online engagement, in an effort to educate and converse with consumers to increase brand awareness. 

Farm Star Living launches Moms On-the-GO Food Content & Video Section

Farm Star Living, a national lifestyle brand promoting the farm to everything movement and a healthy lifestyle, launches a new content and video section geared towards Moms who are busy, busy, busy! Showcasing easy meal solutions, videos, kid-friendly recipes and food articles, not to mention a fun Kids Zone, Farm Star Living provides extra focus on healthy food solutions for time-starved Moms.

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