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Fresh Fruit & Vegetable 2021-10-22T11:20:26-06:00

Overview:Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Icon

Fresh fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) can be an important tool in our efforts to combat childhood obesity. The Program has been successful in introducing school children to a variety of produce that they otherwise might not have the opportunity to sample.
The various partnerships that Food and Nutrition Service and state agencies have developed in the public and private sectors, as well as the dedicated work of school administrators, have contributed to the overall success and acceptance of the program. FFVP is consistent with and supports the Institute of Medicine’s recommendations to provide healthier snack choices in schools.

 

Resources:

Parent Pickup – Waiver Request FFVP – SY21-22

SY21-22 NMPED State Oversight Waiver and Plan

 

 

Page last updated October 22, 2021