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Maryland awards $4.7M in federal funds aimed at fresh fruit and vegetables for school children

October 30, 2023

Maryland’s education department is using $4.7 million in federal grant money to fund a program geared at expanding students’ access to fresh fruits and vegetables during the school day. The Maryland State Department of Education said it will distribute funds to 213 elementary schools statewide — up from 196 schools during the previous school year — from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.

Article Source: WTOP

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