Kent (WA) Schools is participating in the USDA's Fresh Produce Pilot Program through its Neely-O'Brien Elementary School location in addition to its experiment with outsourcing excess production capacity (see main story on this page). The district has contracted with a local apple grower to produce sliced apple products as well as to source other types of fruit for use as snacks. "We've found that children are more apt to eat them during the morning as a snack rather than as part of the ...

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