Produce Truck Rolling into Florida Neighborhoods in Need


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A food bank in Sarasota County is now able to bring fresh, healthy food to  front doors.

Private-sector donations have enabled the All Faiths Food Bank to purchase a refrigerated truck, named Sprout, for transporting and delivering fresh fruits and vegetables to folks who need them.

The custom-made vehicle is designed so people can walk inside the storage area to select their goods. A retractable shelter on the side of the truck will allow food bank employees to offer cooking demonstrations and provide other tips for healthy eating.

Customers who qualify for assistance will be given vouchers, so they can choose fruits and vegetables themselves.

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