Live a More Colorful Life! is an initiative by Tarrant County Public Health to educate consumers about the benefits of incorporating a wide and colorful array of fruits and vegetables into their daily diets. This initiative is designed to help reduce the obesity rates in Tarrant County.
On this page you'll find easy-to-access information, including tips for selecting fresh fruits and vegetables, easy recipes from nutritionists and ongoing features highlighting specific produce that is in-season locally.
Want more recipes? Enter the name of your favorite produce in the search box, located at the top of this page, to get more information and recipes.
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Find fresh, affordable fruits and vegetables twice a month at Gardens on the Go.
A typical bag might include four apples, a pound of bananas, two grapefruit, four oranges, a pound of potatoes, a pound of tomatoes but the selection will be seasonal. Pick up a large bag of seasonal fresh produce for just $5 a bag!
Cash and Farmacy vouchers accepted.
Find Gardens On The Go at these locations on select Saturdays:
Greater Mt. Tabor Christian Center
2513 S. Edgewood Terrace
Fort Worth, TX 76105
2nd and 4th Saturday, 9 - 11 a.m.
Harvesting Hope/First Christian Church
910 S. Collins
Arlington, TX 76010
10 a.m. - Noon, every Saturday
Health Options & Alternatives
2909 Horton Road
Fort Worth, TX 76119
8 – 10 a.m., 1st & 3rd Saturdays
Because there are food deserts located throughout Tarrant County, Healthy Tarrant County Collaboration has identified these grocery stores that offer healthy food options in east and southeast Fort Worth:
To keep eating healthy, make it a point to look for fresh fruits, vegetables and healthier options when at your local grocery store.
Did you know that certain fruits and vegetables have SUPERPOWERS?
They come in many colors and can help you maintain a healthier weight, boost your energy and add vitamins and minerals to your diet. Some may also help lower your risk of cancer, high blood pressure and other chronic diseases. These posters tell you all about these superpowers. Print one for yourself so you'll know how to add a rainbow of colorful fruits and vegetables to your life and discover your own superpowers!
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