Azusa School Earns Grant

Students will be provided with more fruits and vegetables

 

Staff Reports

Azusa – Azusa Unified’s Clifford Murray Elementary recently received $2,540 as one of 371 California schools sharing $12.2 million in federal grants made available through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Program.

According to the California Department of Education, in an announcement made on Thurs., July 16, the grant will provide Murray Elementary pupils with a full school year of fresh produce to be distributed three days a week during recess.

The produce – purchased from local farmers – is available to all students whether or not they are part of the National School Lunch Program.