Nutrition Keeps America Thriving

Support fruit and vegetable incentives, including SNAP incentives and produce prescriptions, in the next Farm Bill to improve nutrition security and build food system resilience.

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All Americans Deserve Access to Healthy Food

For millions of Americans, healthy food is out of reach. Fortunately, fruit and vegetable incentives are changing that. Incentive programs, like SNAP incentives and produce prescriptions, increase fruit and vegetable purchases and consumption among Americans with low income.

The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP formerly FINI) was established in the 2014 farm bill with strong bipartisan backing and a broad coalition of support from agriculture, anti-hunger, public health, retail advocacy and other stakeholders.

The total reach of FINI/GusNIP from 2015-2021:

States

have FINI/GusNIP projects

$ Million

In fresh produce for American families

Growing Consumption

Research shows that participants in nutrition incentive programs eat more fruits and vegetables than the average American, growing consumption over time.

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The Latest

Read the latest news about how fruit and vegetable incentives are building nutrition security and economic opportunities for farmers from coast to coast.

A woman smelling a fresh orange next to a young girl and man standing in a grocery's produce section.
News
24 May 2024
Image of person standing in front of a farmers market wearing a rain coat and carrying a tote bag.
In The Media
12 Apr 2024
Produce section in Harvest Market, an independent grocery store in Fort Bragg, California.
News
12 Feb 2024
Elderly grocery shoppers selecting fresh fruits and vegetables in the produce section of HyVee, a grocery store in Sioux City, Iowa that participates in Double Up Food Bucks.
In The Media
22 Jan 2024
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01 Nov 2023
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30 Aug 2023
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14 Aug 2023
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16 Jul 2023
A person extending a tray of fresh radishes, corn, beets and peppers.
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05 Jun 2023
The hands of two women passing a bunch of beets between each-other at a farmers market.
Story
19 May 2023
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