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: