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Fruit & Vegetable Program

Fruit & Vegetable Program at Upper Sumas

Our school participates in the BC Fruit & Vegetable Nutritional Program offered through BC Agriculture in the Classroom. 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