Secondary menu

School Meals

Tools for Schools: Offering Fruits and Vegetables

Last Published: 09/21/2018

Offering Fruits and Vegetables

Smart Snacks Fruits and Vegetables Reducing Sodium Whole Grain-Rich

Kids eat more fruits and vegetables, when more fruits and vegetables are offered. A recent Harvard study reported that, under the updated standards for school meals, kids are now eating 16 percent more vegetables and 23 percent more fruit at lunch. During School Year 2014-2015, schools will start to offer more fruits at breakfast. Find information below on how your school can meet meal pattern requirements in ways that boost student acceptance of fruit and vegetable offerings.

Resource Materials

Policy Guidance