Vegetables On Wheels (VOW): A pilot program to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables in a rural Texas community  (2012)


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Principal Investigator:  Catherine Cubbin, Ph.D.
Project Manager:  Megan Scarborough

As an outgrowth of Texas Putting Prevention to Work, “Vegetables on Wheels” is designed as a pilot study to examine the effectiveness of using a mobile produce market to increase access and consumption of affordable fresh fruits and vegetables in a rural, underserved area in west Texas.  The proposed study will implement a weekly mobile produce market on a weekday for 4 weeks in February, 2012 with multiple locations in the community of Grape Creek, Texas.

Sponsor:  2012 Faculty Research Grant – UT Austin Office of the Vice President for Research