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Boulder Country program brings local produce and education to child care centers

 

November 11, 2020

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Children in the YWCA Persimmon Early Learning program engaging in hands-on activities about vegetables and nutrition through the Boulder County Farm to ECE (Early Care & Education) program

In Boulder County, a program called Farm to Early Care & Education (Farm to ECE) is helping change how some of our littlest citizens view new and strange fresh fruits and vegetables.

The program, begun in 2015, serves the highest need and lowest income children across Boulder County by providing nutrition education and local produce to care centers for children from two-and-a-half to six ye...



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