USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. One class scheduled each week for a fruit/vegetable tasting party CN Manager prepares a nutrition lesson for the specific food item to be tasted Students taste the food and are given an opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions
Problem: individual servings
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Accounts from teachers and parents verify that students are asking for more fresh fruits and vegetables at snack time.
Students who participated in the program are more knowledgeable about exotic fruits they see in grocery stores and are more likely to try new