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From Farm to Table



...who was featured in a recent Los Angeles
Times story about the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). The article looked at how a new voucher program and farmers’ market nutrition program allow WIC recipients to purchase fresh and healthy produce.
True tells The Inside Track that the successful programs are just part of a handful of WIC campaigns that are impacting obesity rates in California. Breastfeeding rates among WIC participants have gone up for example, something that could bring childhood obesity rates down in the long term.
“We’re actually changing behaviors and making a difference,” she says.