Nutrition education is not currently required however FNS strongly encourages schools to provide nutrition education as a component of the FFVP. Providing nutrition is part of helping schools create a healthier school environment
The FFVP cannot be served as part of summer school sessions. The FFVP may be provided during a “year-round school’s” summer session as this is considered part of the regular school year.
No. Fruits and vegetables may only be served during the school day.
Yes. However, schools must be able to demonstrate which items are purchased for the FFVP.
It is prudent for schools to develop a budget in order to assist in the timely expenditure of funds and FNS strongly encourages schools to do so.
None. The FFVP operates on a reimbursement basis. Schools are reimbursed based on their monthly submission of a claim for reimbursement. The State Agency cannot provide advance FFVP funding.
Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on October 26, 2016 at 1:39pm.