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Roots To Prevention

"With your help, every community can flourish with a garden and a 'Root' to Prevention."

Jonathan Wetstein,

Program Manager

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Our Goals

Increasing Income Opportunities for Camden, NJ Farmers and Healthy Food Choices For Residents


opportunities to sell fresh produce including local healthcare providers


a prescription foods voucher that patients can redeem locally such as neighborhood corner stores


healthier lifestyles by making nutrition and support services more accessible outside the doctor's office and into the community.


 the importance of gardening programs in preventing cases of diet-related illnesses to policy-makers and force ample funding support.

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Donate & Support

With every donation received, RTP invests in its households' ability to:


their own fruits and vegetables, helping Camden families sell fresh produce through its Roots to Market Initiative.


offering free programs and activities related to:

  • Growing and Selling Produce

  • Healthy Cooking and Nutrition 


Making it easier to access fresh foods through a new "Food Bucks Rx" Program that is accepted at neighborhood "Redemption Sites

RTP’s healthy cooking guidebook!

This guidebook is one in a series to help you discover new delicious foods to stay healthy and out of the doctor's office. RTP understands that we are healthier when we have the knowledge, income, and opportunity to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables daily. RTP believes that every household can become healthier if we all take part in growing and cooking more of our own food. This cookbook is printed in English and Spanish
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