Produce of the Month
Studies show that healthy eating and physical activity have a profound impact on developing bodies and minds. Benefits include improved ability to learn and comprehend, improved school attendance, positive attitudes, behavior and more.
Produce of the Month presents a strategic opportunity to bring together the classroom, home and community to promote the common goal of healthier habits for students.
Produce of the Month is a five month in-school program that promotes fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity.
The monthly lessons highlight a different fruit or vegetable and focus on the importance of eating healthy and being active. Students are also encouraged to sample the highlighted fruit or vegetable.
Educational materials may be downloaded and include:
- Teacher lesson plans
- Parent newsletters