Getting students to try new fruits and veggies can be a challenge, but the California-based K-12 dining services firm School Nutrition Plus (SNP) has met it head on with a program called the Alphabet Produce Train. The concept travels to schools SNP serves and highlights an alphabet’s worth—that is, 26—produce items from a six-foot replica of an old-fashioned steam engine.
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Alphabet Train delivers nutrition lessons in K-12 schools
A replica of an old-fashioned steam engine highlights 26 types of produce and serves composed salads made with combinations of them.