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Fresh Fruits and Vegetable Program

WOLCS is a recipient of the Pennsylvania Department of Education Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant. The purpose of the grant is to expose children to different fruits and vegetables that they might not otherwise receive and to provide healthy snack alternatives.

As a part of the grant, elementary students in grades K-6 receive produces three times a week on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
Key goals are to:

• Increase student’s consumption of healthy foods.
• Change eating habits.
• Educate students on how fruits and vegetables build stronger bodies.
• Keep students nourished throughout the day.