11/06/2017 – A giant crunch was heard on Oct 24th when students took a big bite into a local apple. Kids and adults from North Alabama to South Alabama joined in the fun of crunching apples grown by Scott’s Orchard in Hazel Green, Alabama. Students in Alabama had unique ways to celebrate Apple Crunch Day. Third graders from Walnut Grove Elementary in Madison County went to investigate the source of the apples, on a fun-filled field trip at Scott’s Orchard. Scott's Orchard supplies schools accross the state with locally grown apples.
11/06/2017 – Alabama’s very own Miss Outstanding Teen made an appearance at Pick Elementary School cruising through the halls with a cart full of red, shiny apples. Miss Jessica Baeder visited fourth grade homeroom classes to share her passion for healthy eating and exercise. Students munched on apples while listening about each other’s favorite fruits, vegetables, and activities.
10/27/2017 – Farmer Johnson brought a sweet surprise to elementary students at Kinston Elementary School this week. Slices of persimmons lay on the table for students to test taste before heading into the lunch room. Some students weren't sure of the new fruit at first, but after taking a nibble, students said it tastes just like candy! Students who liked the fruit could find it on the school lunch line inside to get seconds. Yum!