Students board the 'SHIP' to healthy living

Students board the 'SHIP' to healthy living

It's not often school-age kids swarm for a taste of cabbage.

But that's what happened at Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School, as students eagerly flocked to a cafeteria cart serving cooked samples of bok choy.

"It was good," said Kenai Mitchell, 10, trying the Chinese cabbage for the first time. "It was a little bit spicy, but I love spicy."

This week's sample didn't quite leave the impression of last month's kale chips, though.

"Those were delicious," Mitchell said.

Veggies often cause a stir in Williamsburg-James City County elementary schools. This year alone, students have tried 15 vegetables grown at KelRae Farm, in Toano....