SC county makes it easier for lower income families to purchase healthy foods in Watsonville

WATSONVILLE, Calif. - Health officials in Santa Cruz County are trying to lower the risk of obesity and other health problems across the Central Coast.

Friday, the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency invites the public to Fruit & Veggie Fest. The event encourages the community to eat healthy by adding more fruits and vegetables into their meals.

All community members using EBT will receive double market match, spend $10 and get an additional $20 to spend at the Watsonville Farmers’ Market. The market will be open today from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

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