In Jacksonville School District 117, Food Service Director Joyce Hiler and Lincoln Elementary School teacher Jennifer Bible say the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program provides valuable benefits for their students. They also note the educational value of incorporating these fruits and vegetables into the school day and the importance of having students try a wide range of produce. On Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, the Lincoln Elementary kids got to try peaches -- for some of them, it was their first fresh peach.
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