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Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) provides all children in participating schools with a variety of free fresh fruits and vegetables as a snack during the school day. It is an effective and creative way of introducing children to a variety of produce that they otherwise might not have had the opportunity to sample, while also encouraging them to consider fruits and vegetables as healthy snack options.

The FFVP’s goals are three-fold:

  1. expand the variety of fruits and vegetables children experience,
  2. increase children’s fruit and vegetable consumption, and
  3. positively impact children’s present and future health by helping them learn more healthful eating habits.

Participating schools receive grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, administered by the Oregon Department of Education, to reimburse the costs they incur making fresh fruits and vegetables available to students, at no charge to them, during the school day.

The Application period to participate this year has CLOSED. 

Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program Training

  • FFVP Mandatory Training for SY22-23 - Now Available! Course Title: ODE - Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) 2022-2023 Training
  • Course Description: Annual training course for ODE's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program for the 2022-2023 school year.
  • Mandatory or Optional? - This course is mandatory to participate in the SY 22-23 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program and must be completed before submitting your first FFVP claim.
  • How do I enroll in the course? - It's easier this year, no account to create or join! Just click on this link
  • If you have any questions, please contact 

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For additional information or questions, contact the Fresh Fruit and Vegetables team at