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Nearly 20 Schools to Receive Extra Fruits & Veggies for Healthy Snacks

The USDA has given 18 elementaries in Fayette County Public Schools grant money for fresh fruits and vegetables during the 2022-23 school year. The goal is to expand the variety of foods that children can sample and to increase the amount of fresh produce they eat. This federal program can make a difference in children’s diets and improve their present and future health.

All students and classroom teachers at these 18 schools will be offered a fresh fruit or vegetable at least twice a week outside of their normal meal periods:

  • Arlington
  • Booker T. Washington
  • Breckinridge
  • Cardinal Valley
  • Coventry Oak
  • Deep Springs
  • Harrison
  • James Lane Allen
  • Julius Marks
  • Lansdowne
  • Mary Todd
  • Millcreek
  • Northern
  • Russell Cave
  • Southern
  • Tates Creek
  • William Wells Brown
  • Yates

Contact: Mandi Allen in FCPS Child Nutrition, (859) 381-3834

Posted Oct. 14, 2022