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Fruit & Vegetable

BC Fruit & Vegetable Plus Milk Program at Barrowtown

Our school participates in the https://www.bcaitc.ca/. Every month, students receive a BC grown fruit or vegetable snack to enjoy during class time.

Some objectives of the program are the following:

• to increase the consumption of local fruits and vegetables
• to increase the awareness of the health benefits of fruits and vegetables
• to increase the awareness of fruits and vegetables grown in BC
• to increase the awareness of the safe handling practices of fresh fruits and vegetables

 

2019-2020 Schedual

Sep 16th - Blueberries, 2lb clam
Sep 30th - Pears, Bartlett (Organic)
Oct 21st - Apples, Spartan
Nov 4th - Carrots, baby (12x2LB/cs)
Nov 25th - Apples, Mixed Organic
Dec 9th - Mandarins, Halo
Jan 27th - Kiwifruit, (BC)
Feb 10th - Apples, Ambrosia
Mar 2nd - Cucumbers, Mini
Apr 27th -Tomatoes, Grape (2 lb)
May 11th - Peppers, Mini
Jun 1st - Cucumbers, Mini