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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 snacks to students in the classroom at qualifying K-8 schools. It’s a great way to get students excited about eating healthy and trying new fruits & vegetables. Learn more
 
Twenty-six MPS schools participate in the 2019-2020 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (see right for list of schools). MPS Culinary & Wellness Services provides fresh fruit and vegetable snacks to classrooms at participating schools Tuesday-Friday, October through May.  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: January 2020 

 
January's FFVP menu is filled with sunny-colored food to push away the winter blues! Bright colors boost your mood instantly and yellow promotes joy, warmth, and happiness. It increases your energy and lifts your spirit! Yellow fruits and vegetables stimulate these positive feelings and nourish your body. To end the school weeks on a happy note, we are serving fun & yellow fruits like mango, yelllow kiwi, and star fruit on Friday's this month! 

FFVP Education 

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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, 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.