Fresh produce during a Farm to School event at Herr Farm in Atwater, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. Health and food bank officials in Merced County are teaming up on a project, Glean Grow Give, to make fresh produce more accessible to food pantries and low income households.
Fresh produce during a Farm to School event at Herr Farm in Atwater, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. Health and food bank officials in Merced County are teaming up on a project, Glean Grow Give, to make fresh produce more accessible to food pantries and low income households. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com
Fresh produce during a Farm to School event at Herr Farm in Atwater, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. Health and food bank officials in Merced County are teaming up on a project, Glean Grow Give, to make fresh produce more accessible to food pantries and low income households. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com

New program aims to help families in need find healthier fresh produce in Merced County

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  • Some of Merced's poorest neighborhoods struggle to get fresh food. This will help

    Health officials and advocates in Merced County are heading a program, Farm to Store, that puts locally grown fruits and vegetables in convenience stores around South Merced that otherwise wouldn't sell fresh produce. mvelez@mercedsun-star.com