Children at eligible Maryland elementary schools are introduced to a wide variety of free fresh fruits and vegetables during the school day through the Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Program (FFVP). In School Year 2022 – 2023, 196 schools participate in this program.
The FFVP also encourages healthier school environments by promoting nutrition education about the fruit and vegetables served.
The program goals are to:
View the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Fact Sheet to learn more about the program.
Office of School and Community Nutrition Programs
200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595