April 2016
Mt. San Antonio from Rancho Cucamonga: photo by Amanda Walker
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Welcome to Mobile Fresh - A New Grocery Store on Wheels

This last year, Healthy RC formed a partnership with Family Service Association to pilot "Mobile Fresh", a grocery store on wheels that combines the selection of a corner store with the freshness of a farmers' market by offering locally grown produce at discounted prices.

During a yearlong community needs assessment Rancho Cucamonga residents identified healthy eating as the top health priority for Healthy RC. Similarly, at a special City Council workshop on senior needs, local senior citizens voiced concerns about a lack of access to fresh produce. Healthy RC believes Mobile Fresh meets both of these priorities and increases accessibility to healthy foods.

This innovative store on wheels is located inside a repurposed bus. Seats were removed from the interior and replaced with shelving so customers can walk through and select seasonal fruits and vegetables just as they would at a grocery store.

The Mobile Fresh bus will be stopping at the James L. Brulte Senior Center every other Wednesday, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. All Rancho Cucamonga residents are welcome to visit and purchase fresh, local produce and dairy products.