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Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
  • Published
    April 8, 2011

    Schools, farmers team up with fresh foods

    Nine-year-old Sam Ward said he found nasturtiums in the mesclun salad served as part of his snack the most interesting food he had tasted in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable program at Rockland's South School, and classmate Rachel Joyce agreed. "They're spicy," she said of the edible flowers. A federal program designed to address childhood obesity by helping children learn more healthful eating habits, the FFVP ...

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