About the Program:
Cobb County School District’s Food and Nutrition
Department works with our produce vendor to bring
Georgia grown fruits and vegetables to the students
of Cobb County.
Cobb schools highlight Georgia Grown and locally grown
fresh fruits and vegetables in their cafeterias.
The District serves fresh fruits and vegetables daily
that are from farms in Georgia and the bordering
While fresh fruits and vegetables are available each day
in the cafeterias, the Food and Nutrition Department
is excited about the opportunity to highlight
Georgia and locally grown products and their
The farm-to-school focus not only highlights the produce
but also the farm of origin.
This program continues to support the department’s
vision of "Linking Nutrition to Life Long
Click here to view recipes using Georgia Grown and locally grown products.
August Georgia Grown Items:
Our cucumbers for August are coming from Southern Valley in Norman Park, Georgia.
Our peaches for August are coming from
Fitzgerald Fruit Farms in Woodbury, Georgia.
Stop by your local school and enjoy some fresh Cucumber Dippers, a side of Sweet Cucumber Salad or some fresh homegrown Peaches.
September Georgia Grown Item:
Our watermelons for September are coming from Ham Produce Company in Snow Hill, NC.
Stop by your local school and enjoy a little piece of summer with some fresh cut watermelon.