We always look forward to learning about the takeaways from the Alliance for Food and Farming’s (AFF) Safe Fruits and Veggies Farm Tour guests.
Below are four new blog posts from tour guests Mandy Enright, Lauren Harris-Pincus, Vandana Sheth and Manuel Villacorta about their experiences touring citrus and peach farms and grape vineyards as well as packing and cooling facilities in the San Joaquin Valley of California in September.
Click on the links below to read their blogs as well as see beautiful pictures and videos from the farms they visited and people they met during the tour.
Are Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Safe to Eat? – Food + Movement (mandyenright.com)
Do pesticides in fruit worry you? Gain confidence with facts not fear! – Nutrition Starring YOU
What I learned on My Farm Tour in San Joaquin Valley – Vandana Sheth
Take a Look Inside My Safe Fruits and Veggies Farm Tour – Manuel Villacorta Weight Loss Expert
The AFF has held these tours since 2017 to provide nutrition communicators and social influencers with a firsthand look at the care and commitment by farmers to grow safe and nutritious foods.
The 2022 tour guests are contributors to NBC News, ABC News, Self, Food Network, U.S. News and World Report, Cooking Light, Today’s Dietitian, Parents, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Health Magazine, Univision, Fox News Latino and Prevention, among others.
In addition to the guests listed above, the AFF’s list of tour guests included: Julie Andrews, Deanna Belleny Lewis, Maya Feller, Sally Kuzemchak and Heather Mangieri.
Watch for more blog posts from our tour guests coming soon.