Want Free Meals This Summer?

No, this is not clickbait. This summer, LCPS School Nutrition PowerFuel Program is offering all children and teens under the age of 18, a free breakfast and lunch meal. WHAT’S THE CATCH? None. There is no catch. Simply visit us at one of the sites listed on the flyer and you’ll be able to enjoy…

Sun’s Out, Hamburger Buns Out

Hamburgers have a day of their own? Yes. Today, we celebrated ‘Hamburger Day’ at all of our schools by putting hamburgers and cheeseburgers on the lunch menu. Our unlimited garden bar contains delicious toppings to give students the opportunity to take their burger to the next level — both visually and nutritiously.     In honor…

Ask Before You Eat…

This month is Food Allergy Action Month! To protect Americans from a possible health scare caused by a food allergy, the FDA has enforced the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004. “The Act applies to the labeling of foods regulated by FDA which includes all foods except poultry, most meats, certain egg…

A Plant-Based Lifestyle

Happy National Vegetarian Week! This week, our schools are celebrating by offering vegetarian options to students during lunch. Not craving a vegetarian meal? No worries! We will still have non-vegetarian options on the menu as well. Be sure to visit lcpshealthycafe.org to see what’s cookin’ in the cafeteria! Interested in learning more about vegetarianism? Read…

We Carrot A Lot About Good Nutrition

April’s Harvest of the Month are Carrots! This week, we are offering tricolor carrots for ALL students to try in our cafeterias. On Taste-It Thursday, elementary students will have the chance to sample. Fear Factor Friday is when Middle and High school students will have their turn. We can’t wait to hear their feedback! To…

Sorry, We Only Have SB & J Here…

Today is PB & J SB & J Day! We know lots of people LOVE peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! However, we have many students who have a serious food allergy to peanuts. As a result, we are a nut-free facility to avoid any potential cross-contamination in our kitchens. Not to fear… SunButter & Jelly Sandwich…

Weed It and Reap

Happy National Agriculture Week! We believe its important for students to learn about where their food comes from. No if, and, or but. They see food in the cafeteria every day, but they don’t often get to see the behind-the-scenes of how their foods make it to their tray. The objectives of the Division of…

Cabbage for everyone!

March’s Harvest of the Month is Cabbage! This week, we are offering cabbage slaw for ALL students to try in our cafeterias. On Taste-It Thursday, elementary students will have the chance to sample. Fear Factor Friday is when Middle and High school students will have their turn. We can’t wait to hear their feedback! To…

Wake Up & Smell the…Hot Breakfast!

Rise and Shine! Guess what’s waiting for you at your school cafeteria? A hearty and nutrient-dense ‘Hot Breakfast’! February is Hot Breakfast Month! The weather outside may be a bit chilly but our cafeterias are warm and toasty. Every morning, we are serving warm breakfast options to help you fuel up for the day ahead….