USDA Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program
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USDA Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program Resources

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) Evaluation Report
Key results include:

  • Children participating in the FFVP ate 15% more fresh produce than their non-participating counterparts.
  • The FFVP was an effective avenue for introducing children to new produce. Large majorities of children took and tried the snacks when offered.
  • FFVP schools offered nutrition education more frequently than non-participating schools.
  • School principals, teachers, parents, and children were very positive about the program and wanted to see it continue in their schools.

Nutrition Education


Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program (FFVP)

Jennifer Mitchell, Summer Food and Special Projects Supervisor

Larissa Burk, Administrative Assistant

Colleen McGuire, Fiscal Analyst


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