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Put Fruit to Work  

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September 18–22, 2017:

SEPTEMBER is National Fruits and Veggies—More Matters Month, and the Tompkins County Worksite Wellness Coalition is asking local employers to Put Fruit to Work as a way to energize their workforce and promote better health.

WHAT: Put Fruit to Work is a one-week campaign to promote fruit as a fresher, healthy snack choice at work.

WHEN: September 18–22, 2017, throughout Tompkins County.

WHO: Invite all of your employees to choose fruit as a satisfying snack that works any time, on any job.

HOW: Try one of these ideas to help employees Put Fruit to Work:

  • posterPromote: Hang a poster around the worksite or send an all-employee email that encourages employees to switch their snack to fruit this week, instead of their regular snacks.
  • Provide: Purchase a selection of fruit for your employees to enjoy during their regular morning or afternoon break. Do this on one day during Put Fruit to Work week, then consider making it a monthly event.
    • Pick up fresh fruit at your favorite local grocery store or Farmers Market.

Ideas for how you can Put Fruit to Work

Check out the Put Fruit to Work mailer that was sent to Tompkins County employers on Sept. 1.

*Thanks to Cornell Wellness and I.C. Work/Life for sharing! You must be a member of the their community to participate in their activities.

Put Fruit to Work 2015

Proclamation of Put Fruit to Work Week in the City of Ithaca
City Hall Wellness Committee members with Mayor Myrick and PF2W coordinators

Town of Dryden with official resolution

Hospicare Executive Director makes Smoothies for staff

Japanese Pears from the Ithaca College photo contest