Get Ready for the 2021 HardCORE Apple & Pear CRUNCH!

The Hard Core Crunch

The Apple and Pear CRUNCH  is The Tray way of participating in CT Grown for CT Kids Week, an effort led by the State Departments of Education and Agriculture and the Connecticut Farm to School Collaborative.

All you need is a #CTGrown Apple or Pear and CRUNCH it down to the CORE!

Check out our resources below:

  • Find Local Orchards, U-pick Farms and Other Ways to Buy CT Grown

  • Fun educational Materials & Recipes for the Classroom and Cafeteria

  • Reach Out and Connect with Social Media through our Social Media Toolkit!

Interested in learning more about what CT Grown for CT Kids Week is?

The CT Farm to School's website has everything you need to take part in CT Grown For CT Kids Week.

Order materials here
The Hard Core Crunch poster
click here to see ECE activities for CT grown for CT kids week

If you have any questions, please contact Program Coordinator, Shannon Raider-Ginsburg at