Happy Food Day!

Food Day is a special day that celebrates healthy, locally grown food and encourage people to understand where their food comes from, how it is made, and why we need to eat healthier as a country.

BPS celebrated Food Day along with the kickoff of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) at three participating  elementary schools including the Mather, Nathan Hale, and Sarah Greenwood.

Two special guests, Jillian the Giraffe and Ranger Ray, from Whitsons joined the fun to talked with students about Jillian’s love for fruits and vegetables and how important it is for students to eat their fruits and vegetables.

At the Sarah Greenwood, FFVP Program Coordinator, Phoebe Flemming also read What’s on My Plate to students as they chowed down on grape tomatoes and locally grown apples. Other FFVP snacks this week included carrot sticks and Bosc pears.

We are grateful to the FFVP on-site coordinators, principals, teachers, and everyone else who helps make this wonderful program run. Thank you!

How did YOU celebrate Food Day?