USDA Expands K-12 Access to Fresh Produce

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that, as authorized by the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (the 2008 Farm Bill), USDA will expand assistance to state agencies for schools operating USDA's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) in the 2011/2012 school year.

"Improving the health and nutrition of our kids is a national imperative and by providing schools with fresh fruits and vegetables that expand their healthy options, we are helping our kids to have a brig

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