About 6,000 students, more than half of those in Fauquier County Public Schools, purchase cafeteria lunches each day. Approximately 1,650 buy breakfast at school. Nutrition Director April Plummer works to balance healthy food choices with students’ tastes.
August 22, 2017
The 2017 No Kid Hungry Virginia Summit is taking place in Richmond on September 18th and 19th. Registration is now open!
August 21, 2017
Newport News Public Schools added 9 schools to their list participating in CEP this school year and Hampton City Public Schools added 3!
August 21, 2017
Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe today announced that 341 Virginia schools across 47 public school divisions have enrolled in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the 2017-18 school year.
August 17, 2017
CEP is a federal program allowing schools to provide breakfast and lunch to all students at no cost.. Seven schools in the Valley are in the program, including two Waynesboro City schools.
August 17, 2017
This year the Virginia Department of education received a nearly 100-thousand dollar grant from the U-S Department of Agriculture to fund the farm-to-school program. Roanoke City Schools is just one of many school districts in our area serving up local foods at lunch time.
August 15, 2017
Learn about what No Kid Hungry Virginia was up to in July!
August 10, 2017
In celebration of the valuable role they hold in people’s lives throughout the commonwealth, Gov. Terry McAuliffe has designated Aug. 6 through 12 as Virginia Farmers’ Market Week.
August 07, 2017
Hundreds of libraries are now serving federally funded summer meals to children to ensure that they don’t go hungry. The change is part of an effort to stay relevant to patrons, and to pair nutrition and educational activities so low-income children get summertime learning, too.
July 31, 2017