Effect of CSA membership on fruit and vegetable intake, The
Objective: Increased fruit and vegetable intake has been associated with decreased BMI and disease rates (Ford & Mokdad, 2001; Lin & Morrison, 2002; Liu, 2000; Newby, et al., 2003; Riboli & Norat, 2003). Multiple barriers inhibit fruit and vegetable consumption, including the availability in the U.S. (Pollard, et al., 2002). Currently, there are many forms of alternative food networks (AFNs) such as farmers markets, community gardens and community supported agriculture (CSAs) providing local, seasonal produce to consumers, attempting to address availability and provide other outlets for fresh ...
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