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For the 2017-18 school year, ten elementary school sites have been awarded a Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) Federal Grant. At FFVP schools, students receive 3-5 extra servings of fresh fruits and vegetables each week in addition to the produce served during breakfast, lunch, snack, and supper programs. The school sites awarded a FFVP grant for the 2017-18 school year are:

Beckman
Clairmont
Needham
Heritage
Lawrence
Live Oak
Oakwood
Parklane
Sutherland
Westwood


With this funding we are able to offer our students fresh fruits and vegetables throughout their school days that does not include the regular breakfast, lunch or snack programs.

With the help of teachers, school nurses, parents and food service staff the funding will enable us to promote good health, nutrition and physical activity. We will be able to provide nutrition education, materials, needed equipment and staffing during their regular school days and special events.

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