NOTE: Activities must be in approved worksites where more than half of employees are low-wage workers.
Target Behavior: Healthy Eating, Food Insecurity/Food Assistance
Intervention Type: PSE Change
Intervention Reach and Adoption
Target Audience: Pregnant/Breastfeeding Women, Parents/Mothers/Fathers, Adults, Older Adults
- Participating organizations have access to the custom made Farm To Work (FTW) online shopping cart.
- Interested staff members order a basket of locally grown produce using a credit or debit card via the secure web site.
- Baskets are delivered to the place of work according to a schedule.
- Bring a bag to work, take home fruits and veggies. Enjoy!
- The basket of sustainably grown fruits and vegetables is determined by what’s in season and ripe on the family farm for that week.
- There is no subscription fee or requirement to order each week. Participate only when you want to.
- Currently participating organizations include state and city agencies, local non-profits, and private companies.
Thi CA, Horton KD, Loyo J, Jowers EM, Rodgers LF, Smiley AW, et al. Farm to Work: Development of a Modified Community-Supported Agriculture Model at Worksites, 2007-2012. Prev Chronic Dis. 2015;12:150022
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The Texas Department of State Health Services created several materials for its evaluation that are also available. These tools can be downloaded from the Farm to Work Toolkit.
Obesity Prevention Program
Texas Department of State Health Services
P.O. Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347
Sustainable Food Center of Austin
2921 E. 17TH St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702
Phone: (512) 236-0074