Check out this article about innovative projects to improve access to healthy food and increase food security.
Of the Washtenaw County-based project, Prescription for Health, the author writes:
Consider Washtenaw County Public Health Department’s “Prescription for Health” Program, which won the Future of Public Health Award in 2012. Concentrate magazine calls it “an innovative ‘prescription’ program (that) introduces medicinal benefits of fresh produce to lower income Washtenaw County residents. Health professionals have found a way to get people to say ‘yes’ to fruits and vegetables when they otherwise might resort to something deep fried or otherwise full of empty calories.”
Read the article here: How and when we decide to eradicate hunger