Ingredients for a Healthy Community

We are excited to be partnering with the Southeast Virginia & The Eastern Shore's Foodbank for our first ever recipe competition! We talked with local farms and selected 5 ingredients that we can source local for the month of November. It is now up to you to create a recipe with at least 3 of the 5 ingredients!

How to Enter

1. Come up with a delicious vegan recipe using 3 of these local ingredients: Kale, Red Apples, Beets, Cabbage, and Sweet Potatoes. Additional ingredients are permitted but must be 100% plant-based (vegan), and free of refined sugars, preservatives, or additives.

2. Enter your recipe below.

3. The Fruitive Team will select the top recipe submissions and create videos that will be shared on social media. Then, the decision is in your hands. Get your friends, family, and avid supporters to vote on your recipe to win!

4. You have until October 20th to submit your recipe. Winner will be announced October 30th!

5. The winning recipe will be featured on the Fruitive menu for the month of November with a portion of the proceeds going to the Foodbank.

Questions? Feel free to e-mail us at


1st place: $1000 Fruitive giftcard + Recipe featured on Fruitive menu

2nd place: $250 Fruitive giftcard

3rd place: $50 Fruitive giftcard

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About the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore

The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, a member of Feeding America® and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks, has been providing food for those facing hunger since 1981. To date, they have distributed over 261 million meals throughout our service area, which includes the cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Franklin, and Virginia Beach as well as the counties of Southampton, Northampton, Sussex, Isle of Wight, and Accomack. To learn more about the Foodbank, visit, Facebook, or Twitter.