Quincy school offers fresh fruit and veggies
Fri, 03 Sep 2010 12:06:59 GMT —
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.