Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program
The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) is part of an initiative by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to offer elementary schools a wider variety of fresh produce than what is available through regular USDA Child Nutrition Programs, such as the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).
The goal is to create healthier school environments by providing healthier food choices, expanding the variety of fruits and vegetables children experience, increasing children's fruit and vegetable consumption, and making a difference in children's diets to impact their present and future health.
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant
The goals of the FFVP are to increase students' fresh fruit and vegetable consumption, to expand the variety of fruits and vegetables that children experience, to positively impact their present and future health, and to create healthier school environments by providing healthier choices to students. Selected Idaho elementary schools will be awarded grants to administer USDA's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.
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