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Florida Residents with a kid under 24 months old there is a great program for you!!  The program is called “Fresh from Florida Kids” to get signed up just click on “be part of this program”!

You will get a awesome package in the mail in a couple of weeks.

Kits currently have:

1 notebook filled with tips and recipes for healthy eating
1 cutting board
1 vegetable peeler
1 Munchkin brand baby food grinder
1 apron
2 full-size reusable bags
1 ice-cube tray
1 toddler food set (a sippy cup, bowl, spoon and fork)
1 bib
1 food container with lid that has the gel stuff in in that you freeze
2 Publix coupon books (all store coupons)!!

The coupons are:

$0.75 off one avacado
$1 off any bunch of bananas
$1.50 off any whole cantaloupe
$1 off fresh green beans
$2 off 5 or 10lb bag potatoes
$1 off fresh yellow squash
(all above expire 8/31/2010)

$1.50 off bag, bulk, or crunch-pack apples
$1 off any bag of baby carrots
$1.50 off fresh broccoli
$1 off fresh sweet potatoes
$1 off any package of grape tomatoes
$1 off any bag or bulk oranges
$2 off any gallon Publix orange juice
$1.50 off any package strawberries
$3 off any whole watermelon
$1 off fresh zucchini
(this set expires 12/31/2010)

Note: Limit one kit per household and it does say that kit items may vary.  Everything above was mailed out to a reader today though so hopefully you will get something similar.

Thanks Chrissy for helping out other Florida mommies!!

    • Misty

      WOW! My cousin in FL will really appreciate this!

    • Jessica

      Awww man my kids would love this! Too bad I dont live in FL Hope everyone enjoys it tho!!

    • anhoover

      cool. thanks! i'm signed up and look forward to getting awesome coupons and free stuff. so much fun. i love this site.

    • TMM

      You have to live in FL, have kids under 24 months and be committed to eating healthy. This is a program paid for with FL tax payer dollars. It's not just a “freebie.” It's a shame to see such a great program promoted as such.

      • Chrissy

        Yes, and as long as you ARE both a Florida resident and a parent of a child under 24 months, and use the coupons to buy the produce which you then eat (and are therefore eating healthy), how is that misuse of the program? Jenny didn't call it a freebie, she called it a program.

      • teachingthem

        Most taxes collected in FL are from tourists. The only taxes residents pay are sales taxes, no state income taxes. I'm not saying people should scam the program, just that you're sounding a bit judgmental that the info was put out there.

        • saverjen

          I pay property taxes big time! So yes, we pay other taxes!!

      • cindylouwho

        It was listed as a program for FL residents only. SS listed it appropriately. Get the chip off your shoulder and find another site to save you money!!! cindylouwho

      • Lauren

        Being that right on the website it lists Publix as one of it's partner's, I'm going to assume Publix probably helped to provide these kits.

        If it gets kids to eat healthy food, then I don't care who pays for it. Being that I am a homeowner and live in the state of Florida, I would be happy to see kids eating healthier. However, since the other partners listed are Healthy Start Coalitions. Healthy Start is a non-profit group (that does receive some government money), the other partner is Fresh from Florida which is a product of the Florida Department of Agriculture whose job is to promote Florida agriculture, which this does just that.

        I would be willing to bet that very little (if any) of the money used to pay for this came from Florida taxpayers (or any taxpayers) as Florida likes to cut just about every beneficial thing in this state (education!) that is funded by taxpayers. My bet is that it is being provided by donations, and it is limited to under 24 months because that is the age group the package benefits and that healthy eating habits are gained in the first 2 years of life.

        SS didn't list it as a freebie, and specified it as a program for Florida residents with a child under 24 months. Some people will abuse it, just like every system that is and ever was created.

    • Melissa

      Thank you so much Jenny! I have never heard of this program!! I'm excited to learn new things…especially since my tax dollars are going towards it!! YAY thanks!!

    • JMG

      I feel if you are a tax payer, then you are in a way paying for it too. Kind of like, we pay for the roads we drive on. :) I'm lovin' the incentive! Thanks!

    • What a fantastic program. I hope that this trends to other areas of the country as well. Everyone needs to get back to feeding the kids minimally processed foods and lots of fruits and veggies. Great find Jenny!

    • Dee

      Today, the website says that due to overwhelming response to the program, they are no longer sending out the kits. It was a great idea!

    • momin09

      does anyone know if there is a similar program in AL? I dont live in FL so i'm not able to take advantage of this awesome program :(

    • reggie55

      The program is already over…. “due to overwhelming demand.”

    • rachel

      i live in florida and could've used this for my 4 month old baby who is about to start eating solid foods….too bad they aren't sending out the kits any longer. :(

    • sarah

      I wonder if those of us who signed up yesterday will be getting the kits?

      • Patricia

        I signed up on either the 19th or 20th and I already got my kit (but live in the Tally area, so it was just a local mail) but I assume if you signed up, you'll get it.

    • Amanda

      It now says 'Due to overwhelming demand, the kits are no longer available”

    • Amanda

      Got my box today! How exciting! Thanks for the post!!

    • Michelle Resos

      FYI…. Just went there and due to overwhelming response they are not giving these kits out anymore.

    • Kristina

      Got mine in the mail yesterday. Everything above was included except the vegetable peeler. What a blessing! I made my daughter carrots and bananas last night and am looking forward to making more baby food and saving money! Thanks for posting this link and sharing the info with us.

    • Sam

      I got mine yesterday — some nice stuff, but no Publix Qs. The bag, apron, and toddler dishes are a nice addition though.

    • Sam

      I got mine yesterday — some nice stuff, but no Publix Qs. The bag, apron, and toddler dishes are a nice addition though.