Green Apple Rx

Jersey City Medical Center Food Farmacy

The idea is simple: food is medicine.

couple cookingJersey City Medical Center created Green Apple Rx, JCMC Food FARMacy to serve community members living in Hudson County who are food insecure and have a chronic disease such as diabetes, obesity or hypertension.

Our goal is to improve health for all Hudson County residents by working to promote healthy environments and conditions across the key social determinants.

Program participants will be eligible to receive free nutritional counseling by a Registered Dietitian and free food through our partnership with ACME Supermarkets, GOYA, the Community Food Bank of NJ and other local community agencies and donors.

The program is free, but registration and participation with our Greenville Primary Care Team is required. For more information or to determine your eligibility, please call 201-395-7676.

Green Apple Rx, JCMC Food FARMacy is located at our Jersey City Medical Center Greenville Ambulatory Care Center.

JCMC-Greenville Ambulatory Care Center
1825 John. F. Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Phone: 201-395-7676
Fax: 201-360-3995

Food Security Sources

Food Assistance

If you or someone you know is struggling with lack of food, use the website below to find food pantries, grocery assistance, and meal programs in your area.

List of Food Sources

Assistance with SNAP Application

SNAP is a federal program that provides money monthly for grocery shopping. The Community Food Bank of New Jersey's Resource Access Team generously provides help with applications and inquiries. Check CFBNJ website for assistance and for other federal programs that may assist you.

Central FoodBank of New Jersey Resource Access

Home Delivered Meals

Are you or someone you know unable to grocery shop or cook meals? You may qualify to receive home delivered meals. Follow the link below to apply.

Jersey City Meals on Wheels

Unusual Produce Cookbook

View Cookbook

Recipe Cards

Acme Nourishing Neighbors Goya