Feed on This: A Few FY16 Food and Nutrition Services Facts
- Increased average daily breakfast participation by 30 percent.
- Expanded participation in the Maryland Meals for Achievement program, providing free classroom breakfasts to all students in qualifying schools, from 14 to 16 HCPSS schools.
- Brought the Community Eligibility Provision program, which provides free breakfast and lunch to all students in qualifying schools, to Bryant Woods Elementary School and Homewood Center.
- Opened a self-serve salad bar at Veterans Elementary School, so students can choose their own fresh fruits and vegetables.
- Launched fresh fruit and vegetable bar pilot programs at Talbott Springs, Laurel Woods and Bollman Bridge elementary schools in partnership with the Horizon Foundation.
- Implemented “Ask the Dietician” program, a free service enabling HCPSS staff to call the dietician with nutrition questions.
To learn more about Food and Nutrition Services updates, visit http://www.hcpss.org/food-services/.