Fruit & Vegetable Program

Our goal: Teach the children about the nutritional benefits of eating fruits and vegetables so that they can make their own healthy food choices.

The Key Messages of the Program:

  • Pick local fruits and vegetables – Eat locally!
  • Pick a variety of colourful fruits and vegetables
  • Enjoy eating 5 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables every day
  • Wash hands before eating
  • Wash fruits and vegetables before eating

Additional info can be found on the “BC Agriculture in the Classroom” website:

These are this year’s dates (2019/20) that we will distribute produce to the students:

1Mon. Sep. 16, 2019Strawberries
2Mon. Sep. 30, 2019Organic Pears
3Mon. Oct. 21, 2019Baby Carrots
4Mon. Nov. 4, 2019Mini Peppers
5Mon. Nov. 25, 2019Fuji Apples
6Mon. Dec. 9, 2019Halo Mandarins
7Mon. Feb. 10, 2020Ambrosia Apples
8Mon. Mar. 2, 2020Royal Gala Apples
9Mon. Apr. 27, 2020Grape Tomatoes
10Mon. May. 11, 2020Mini Cucumbers
11Mon. Jun. 1, 2020Mini Peppers

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