Quincy school offers fresh fruit and veggies

Washington School in Quincy is one of 188 schools getting fresh fruit and vegetables to eat this school year.

The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program is a federally funded program through the Illinois State Board of Education.

State officials hopes this program will help kids make healthy eating choices.

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All 188 school will share the $3.3 million dollar grant which averages out to 50 dollars a kid.

Kids are offered them during their mid morning snack.

Kids at Washington school we talked to said they really enjoy the food.