What's Fresh This Month?

  • What's Fresh This Month

    December 2, 2019

     

    Wooden bowl filled with fresh spinach leaves.

     

     

     

    SPINACH

    • By weight, spinach consists of 91.4% water, 3.6% carbs and 2.9% protein.
    • There are 23 calories in 100 grams (3.5 oz) of spinach.
    • Full of potassium which promotes brain and heart health.
    • Full of magnesium which helps maintain blood pressure.
    • Grown in Virginia from April to November.

    The FCPS FRESH Program (Fauquier Reaches for Excellence in School Health) has partnered with the FCPS Department of School Nutrition to bring menu items featuring fresh produce to the cafeterias! Each month, we will highlight seasonal produce on the menu and share fun facts about their nutritional value.

     

     

  • What’s  FRESH Logo - word FRESH in dark blue, multi squares of colors  ?

     

     

     

     

     The FCPS FRESH Program (Fauquier Reaches for Excellence in School Health) has partnered with the FCPS Department of School Nutrition to bring menu items featuring fresh produce to the cafeterias!  Each month, we will highlight seasonal produce on the menu, share fun facts about their nutritional value, & raffle fun prizes for students who demonstrate their nutrition knowledge.

     


    Print & cut on the line above

    OR Handwrite answers plus student’s full name, grade, & teacher onto a piece of notebook paper.

     

    Students must bring their entry to the “What’s FRESH” box/envelope in your school’s cafeteria to enter.

     

    April Drawing Entry Form


    This month’s What’s FRESH food is __________________________.

     

    Full Name:_____________________________________               Grade:______

    Teacher:_________________________________

     

    PLEASE NOTE: This is a monthly random drawing. Entry does not guarantee a prize.