Nourishing Body and Mind – Alice Birney serves nutritious food from its Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Cart
- Published: Friday, October 14, 2016
Eureka City Schools is delighted to announce Alice Birney Elementary school is the first Northern Humboldt County school to receive a grant from the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP). The FFVP is a federal program providing free fresh fruits and vegetables to students in participating elementary schools. The goal of the program is to create healthier eating habits amongst our youngest children to positively impact their present and future health. Through the FFVP, Alice Birney is expanding the variety of fruits and vegetables children experience and encouraging healthy eating habits with hopes that they last a life time.