Enjoy more Fruits and Vegetables with WIC!

Through September 2022

Why is WIC providing more fruits and vegetables?

As part of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2022, the WIC Cash Value Benefit (CVB) for fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables will be temporarily increased for children over 1 year of age and all women.

How long will I receive the increased amount for fruits and vegetables?

The increased amount is available to Iowa WIC participants over the age of 1 each month through September 2022.

Did you know?

If you run out of storage space for fresh fruits and vegetables, you can purchase WIC eligible frozen fruits and vegetables to store in a freezer.

Can WIC help me with recipes using my fruits and vegetables?

Yes! You can ask at your next WIC appointment or check out these fun resources for ideas and recipes:

More Information

Please contact your local WIC clinic with additional questions.

WIC Fruits and Veggies

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