Fruit & Vegetable Nutritional Program is implemented by BC ministries of Agriculture, Education, and Health selected the BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation (BCAITC), to bring BC grown fruits and vegetables into the classroom.
Why We Love the BCSFVNP?
· It increases students’ acceptance of, exposure to, and willingness to try fruits and vegetables.
· It increases students’ knowledge and awareness of fruits and vegetables as nutritious foods to eat.
· It increases knowledge and awareness of locally grown foods.
· It increases access to local fruits and vegetables in BC schools
2019-2020 Scheduled Dates:
|Sep. 12th||Peaches, BC Okanagan|
|Sep. 26th||Pears, Bartlett|
|Oct. 10th||Apples, Royal Gala|
|Oct. 31st||Carrots, baby|
|Nov. 21st||Apples, Granny Smith|
|Dec. 5th||Mandarins, Halo|
|Jan. 23rd||Kiwifruit, (BC)|
|Feb. 6th||Apples, Fuji|
|Feb. 27th||Snap Peas|
|Apr. 23rd||Peppers, Mini|
|May 7th||Cucumbers, Mini|
|May 28th||Tomatoes, Grape|