June 22, 2011
Raw carrots are among the food items on 5-year-old Collin Henson’s tray Friday as he prepares to eat lunch at Bush Elementary School. Starting this fall, McIntire Elementary School will serve raw fruits and vegetables every day as an afternoon snack. The school was given a grant from the USDA to provide students with healthy snacks.
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Though children are often told at home to “eat your vegetables,” now those who attend McIntire Elementary may start hearing the same at school.