Six Whitfield County Schools Will Get Fresh Fruits and Veggies Thanks to USDA Program

Reported by: Amy Katcher
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Updated: 6/18/2013 11:41 pm
(WDEF) Students at six Whitfield County elementary Schools will nosh on healthier meals this year.
     It's all thanks to the USDA's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.
     It allows students to enjoy a nutritious snack during the school day to help them stay focused on learning.
     At least half of the students in school must participate in the free and reduced-price meals to be eligible.
     The six elementary schools you see on the screen will get $4,500 to launch the program with an additional $25,000 in October.
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