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New Jersey Nutritional Initiatives

NJ Governor Christie | Foodfacts.com

NJ Governor Christie | Foodfacts.com

The United States Department of Agriculture has awarded the Christie Administration a $340,250 Team Nutrition Training Grant for the training of foodservice professionals, the increase of fruit and vegetable consumption through school gardens and Farm to School programs, and the promotion of locally grown produce in school meals, Foodfacts.com has learned. This grant award enhances the Administration’s continued commitment to improving the nutritional habits of the state’s schoolchildren through initiatives like the recently expanded “Fresh Fruit and Vegetable” program. Continue reading