Over the last few years, DC Schools have come together to provide its students with locally grown juice strawberries and crunchy salad greens on a special day in celebration of supporting local foods. Strawberries & Salad Greens Day was held on June 8, 2016 and 187 schools in the District served locally grown berries and/or greens to their students. In addition, 64 schools held educational activities that taught students about their local food system, and how consuming fresh fruits and vegetables are an important part of building a healthy body.
For more information or questions about this event, please contact OSSE’s Farm to School Specialist, Erica Walther at (202) 442-8940.
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