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FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES PROGRAM BEGINS TUES, SEPT 9TH

posted Oct 22, 2014, 9:35 AM by Nicole Mueller
FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES PROGRAM BEGINS TUES, SEPT 9TH

STA is pleased to announce we have been awarded the Fresh Fruits and Vegetables grant from the Department of Education.   This grant will provide students with a fresh fruit and vegetable snack three times a week for the entire year.  The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program will provide scholars with:

Exposure to a variety of different fruits and vegetables

Fruits and vegetable snacks grown from local farms or domestically

Nutrition education

A healthier school environment by providing healthy food choices

The goal of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program is to make a difference in children’s diets to impact their present and future health.  

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