Partnership to make fresh fruits and vegetables available to students, families over the summer

image Fruit and Vegetable Truck poster with dates, locations and timesIn an effort to further encourage healthy eating for our students and families, the Watervliet City School District has partnered with the Food Pantries for the Capital District and CDPHP to bring a free produce truck to three of our busiest summer lunch programs.

Parents, students and community members will have access to free fresh fruits and vegetables once a week beginning July 8 through August 16.

Stop by the produce van at the locations and times listed below and help yourselves to a variety of fresh fruits and veggies to take home!


  • Mondays – Watervliet Housing Authority from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Joslin Apartments parking lot 
  • Wednesdays – Watervliet Elementary School from 12:30-1:30 p.m. parking lot near softball field
  • Fridays – Paine St. Park, Green Island from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.