Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program - FFVP

FFVP          Jersey Fresh

The Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program (FFVP) is a federally assisted program that provides 
FREE, FRESH fruits & vegetables to students in elementary schools
which are selected by the government through an application process each year.
We are proud to announce that John Fenwick Academy & Salem Middle School
are recipients of the FFVP grant, 2018-2019.

Goals of the FFVP:
~ Create healthy eating habits what will impact children's overall health.
~ Increase children's fruit and vegetable intake.
~ Introduce children to fruits and vegetables that they may not normally be exposed to.
~ Provide nutrition eduction to expand children's knowledge of fruits and vegetables.

Jersey Fresh Farm to School Week/ 
National School to Farm Month

September 24 - 28, 2018
Celebrate by serving Jersey fresh APPLES 
October

December is New Jersey Cabbage!
All varieties --- Red, Green & Chinese
 

 

RESOURCES
USDA Free Resources
Nutrition Booklist
Garden State on Your Plate Manual 
 Culinary Programs
Jersey Fresh Recipe Contest
 A-Z Fun Facts (Acorn Squash to Zucchini)
 NJ Seasonal Charts Seasonal Fruit Guide Fruit &
Vegetable Seasonality
Chart
North East
Seasonal
Fruit & Vegetables 

 

Recipes & Fruit/Vegetable Information
 Cauliflower & Kale Recipes Tomato Facts 
Cabbage Recipes Make the Most of Tomatoes
   

 

State of New Jersey - Department of Agriculture - Jersey Fresh Farm to School

State of New Jersey - Department of Agriculture - Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program

Jersey Fresh Farm to School - Facebook