SDE: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) Connecticut State Department of Education SDE: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP)

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP)


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Connecticut Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
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FFVP Goals
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CREATE
healthier school environments by providing healthier
food choices
EXPAND
variety of fruits
and vegetables
that children
experience
INCREASE
children’s fruit and vegetable consumption
MAKE
a difference in children’s diets to impact present and future health


The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) provides all children in participating schools with a variety of free fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the school day. It is an effective and creative way of introducing fresh fruits and vegetables as healthy snack options. The FFVP also encourages community partnerships to support the schools when they offer free fruit and vegetables to children during the school day.

PROGRAM GUIDANCE RESOURCES

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For more resources, review the Nutrition Education and Menu Planning and Food Production sections of the CSDE's Resources for Child Nutrition Programs webpage.

GRANT INFORMATION
CONTACT:  Andy Paul at andrew.paul@ct.gov or 860-807-2048
Connecticut State Department of Education
Bureau of Health, Nutrition, Family Services and Adult Education
Child Nutrition Programs
450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 504
Hartford, CT 06103-1841


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