MARCH is National Nutrition Month!
In celebration of National Nutrition Month, BPS Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) is looking for a team of fruit and vegetable superheroes to help us fight hunger and support healthy kids!
FFVP is a USDA grant funded program the provides additional fresh fruits and veggies during the school day at select schools. These fruit and veggie snacks are served in the classroom, above and beyond what is already offered during breakfast and lunch. This year, FFVP is operating in 31 BPS elementary/K-8 schools and has served a variety of citrus, snap peas, mini cucumbers, kiwi slices and much more.
The FFVP Action League is looking for your…
BEST Fruit Superhero
BEST Vegetable Superhero
BEST Super Power
Bonus points if you create a comic strip featuring your fruit and veggie superheroes and their super powers.
Fruit and Veggie Superhero submissions will be accepted through April 17th, 2015 from the 31 FFVP schools. For poster contest guidelines please click here.
Tune in this spring to meet the winners of the FFVP Action League Poster Contest!
Is your elemementary school interested in the FFVP for next year? Contact our FFVP Program Manager, Lauren Kaskey at LKaskey[at]bostonpublicschools.org for more details.