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Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program

Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program
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The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) is a federal grant program that provides a fresh fruit or vegetable snack to all students in qualifying K-8 schools. It’s a great way to get students excited about eating healthy and trying new fruits & vegetables. Learn more
 
Twenty-four MPS schools participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (see right for list of schools). Each month, FFVP snacks include a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, including Farm to School produce and interesting/uncommon items that may be new to students! 

FFVP: March 2019 

March Menu & Newsletter

Celebrate National Nutrition Month in March with FFVP!  National Nutrition Month®, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, celebrates healthy eating habits and physical activity for fun and fitness. During the month of March, challenge yourself to make choices that nourish your body, mind, and soul. Visit eatright.org for healthy lifestyle ideas, recipes, and reliable nutrition information. #NationalNutritionMonth

Some items on this month's FFVP menu include:

  • Kumquats
  • Sugar Snap Peas
  • Kiwi Berries 
  • Mini Peppers

FFVP Education 

Make FFVP snack time count with just a few minutes of classroom time! Promote healthy and adventurous eating habits, encourage students to think critically about food (beyond whether they LIKE or DISLIKE it) and learn together about the fruits or vegetables that you’re eating.

Educational Resources

Additional Program Information

Questions?

Please contact Kate Seybold, Farm to School Coordinator, for more information.

 

FFVP Online Calendar