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Local students get to snack on fresh fruit because of a federal program

An assortment of fruits and vegetables. (Photo courtesy of Honolulu Media/Flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough School District provides a variety of healthy snacks to some of its students through the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. Like: “Bananas, or apples, or oranges, or pears, or grapes, or cherries, or strawberries, we’ve had snap peas before.” Leon Wallace, the district’s …

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Online Green Grocer Provides Organic Produce to Kodiak

Brianna Gibbs/KMXT A produce delivery system has gained popularity with some Kodiak residents, giving them access to fresh, organic produce each week. Produce distributed by Full Circle, a company based in Washington State, is shipped to Kodiak weekly and distributed to six different pick-up sites around town. More than 150 local members participate, including Sasha Keplinger, who runs the pick-up …

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