Solicitation of Interest # 20315 – Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables Stellar Farmers’ Markets – Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program


The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables Program (JSY) announces the opportunity for organizations to implement the Stellar Farmers’ Markets Program (SFM) for food insecure populations in five boroughs of New York City (NYC). The JSY SFM program is an evidence-based obesity prevention intervention that focuses on improving the nutrition and physical activity behaviors of low-income families residing in New York City neighborhoods. JSY SFM promotes the benefits of a diet rich in vegetables and fruits, provides nutrition education and facilitates policy, systems and environmental changes (PSE) to reduce obesity.