School time snacks score with students
With the recent turmoil in Congress over nutrition standards, the responsibility for providing healthy options in school lunches has fallen on local school districts. As WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports, Alachua County Elementary Schools are stepping up during snack time.
Rawlings Elementary School Food Service Manager Erica Gillis says the Fresh Fruit and
Vegetable Program has introduced new option to students and faculty alike, who are all enjoying their new snacks.
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