07.01.2010

Fresh Fruit and Veggies Have Arrived in St. George

Staten Island’s first fruit and vegetable “Green Cart” stand opened its umbrella last week at the ball-park-side entrance to the St. George Ferry Terminal.

Potatoes and eggplants, berries and mangoes, aloe vera leaves and organic bananas displayed in handsome baskets with other produce, arrived as a result of the city’s Green Cart Initiative, a Department of Health program designed to bring healthy foods to underserved neighborhoods.

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