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Meal Kit pick up sites during 2020 COVID-19 School Closure

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM* see exceptions by site name

Monday thru Friday 

Beginning Monday April 6 2020 new site added; one location moved.  Beginning Tuesday April 7 2020 new site and selected adjusted site time.

Updated Friday April 3 2020 6:00 p.m. 

Children age 18 and under and/or any HCPS student, regardless of age, will receive a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a single pickup.

Children do not have to be eligible for free and reduced-price meals or be enrolled in school distribution location.

If children are not present, adult must provide the number of children to be served and the children's full name.

Participants are encouraged to bring a bag to carry home meals each day.

No application required  

Be sure to refrigerate meals when you return home


  updated 04/03/2020      

Aberdeen HIGH School (*previously served from Aberdeen Middle School)

11:00 AM-1:00 PM Location CHANGE Aberdeen 251 Paradise Road, Aberdeen, MD 21001
George D. Lisby-Hilldale  Elem 11:00 AM-11:45 AM New Time Aberdeen 810 Edmund Street, Aberdeen, MD 21001
Hall’s Cross Roads Elementary 11:00 AM-1:00 PM   Aberdeen 203 East Bel Air Avenue, Aberdeen, MD 21001
Affinity Old Post Apartments 11:00-11:45 AM   Aberdeen 101 Hanover Street, Aberdeen, MD 21001
Perrywood Gardens Apartment 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM New Time Aberdeen 301 Mayberry Dr, Aberdeen, MD 21001 
Playground at Ashton WAY  11:00 AM-11:30 AM


Abingdon between Delmar Court and Garrison Circle, Abingdon, MD 21009
Abingdon Elementary 11:00 AM-1:00 PM Longer Time Abingdon 399 Singer Road, Abingdon, MD 21009
Bel Air Elementary 11:00 AM-1:00 PM Longer Time beginning April 7 Bel Air 30 East Lee Street, Bel Air, MD 21014  
Bel Air High 11:00 AM-1:00 PM New Location begins April 6 Bel Air 100 Heigh Street, Bel Air, MD 21014
Church Creek Elementary 11:00 AM-1:00 PM   Belcamp 4299 Church Creek Road, Belcamp, MD 21017
Cunion Field 11:00 AM-1:00 PM   Edgewood 1410 Trimble Road, Edgewood, MD 21040  across fr Kohls' Distribution btwn Emmorton Rd and The Gap Dr
Edgewood High  11:00 AM-1:00 PM   Edgewood 2415 Willoughby Beach Road, Edgewood, MD 21040
Edgewood Elementary 11:00 AM-1:00 PM   Edgewood 2100 Cedar Drive, Edgewood, MD 21040
Edgewood Rec/Comm Center  11:00 AM-1:00 PM   Edgewood 1980 Brookside Drive, Edgewood, MD 21040
Swan Harbor Mobile Home Park 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM   HavreDeGrace 40 Robinhood Road, #500, Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Havre de Grace Elementary 11:00 AM-1:00 PM   HavreDeGrace 600 Juniata Street, Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Havre de Grace Middle  11:00 AM-1:00 PM   HavreDeGrace 401 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace, MD 21078
North Bend Elementary 12:00 PM-1:00 PM   Jarrettsville 1445 North Bend Road, Jarrettsville, MD 21084
Joppatowne Elementary  11:00 AM-12:00 PM   Joppa 407 Trimble Road, Joppa, MD 21085
Riverside Elementary 12:15 PM-1:00 PM   Joppa 211 Stillmeadow Drive, Joppa, MD 21085
North Harford High 11:00 AM-1:00 PM NEW! begins April 7 Pylesville 211 Pylesville Road, Pylesville, MD 21132

Dublin Elementary

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

NEW Time begins April 7


1527 Whiteford Road, Street, MD 21154

Norrisville Elementary

11:00 AM-11:45 AM


White Hall

5302 Norrisville Road, White Hall, MD 21161


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Meal Kits served as

of Friday April 3, 2020  (unofficial number)

29, 663

Lunch Applications
Smart Snacks In School
USDA Dietary Guidelines

Welcome to Harford County Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services

Good nutrition and learning go hand in hand.

The Nutrition Services department is made up of a team of food and nutrition professionals that are dedicated to students' health, well being and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.Web Menus Mobile App

Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.

Food and Nutrition Department

Department of Food & Nutrition Services operates 56 kitchens within the school system. The program is staffed with people who take pride in meeting the nutritional needs of students and staff. Growing children need a strong nutritional foundation to succeed inside and outside the classroom and in their other endeavors. School food service professionals work hard to prepare and serve food that appeals to Harford County’s students.

During the 2018-19 school year nearly 1.6 million breakfasts and 3.6 million lunches were served to our students. Over 8000 breakfast and 18000 lunches every day. Extensive audits conducted this past year by state and federal officials concluded HCPS meals exceeded current USDA nutritional standards.


Highlights of the program include

  • Honored with having Maryland "Employee of the Year" and  “Manager of the Year” award winners four out of the last five years, including four Mideast regional winners and two National award winner.
  • Awarded the “One in a Melon” designation in 2016-17 school year as being the top Farm-To-School program in Maryland, recognizing ongoing work with local farms and orchards to provide a variety of very best local fresh fruits and vegetables on the menu
  • Privileged to receive USDA award in 2015 for Summer Meals, for outreach to local community.
  • Provides FREE breakfast and lunch meals over the summer via onsite and mobile meals.
  • Food Services Dietitian regularly presents at school health fairs, works with school wellness and serves as a guest speaker in classrooms.
  • Support the creation of school gardens and the Aquaponics Program at Bel Air HS, teaching students about food production and the environment.
  • Host Culinary Boot Camps to provide summer training for school cafeteria professionals.
  • Working with manufacturers to create packaging that is completely recyclable or compostable with the goal of making kitchens 100% landfill free.

Tray Talk USDA Choose My Plate School Nutrition Association Fruits and Veggies More Matters


The Food and Nutrition Department manages all aspects of the school food service program. The department's mission is to support the quality education and learning environment of students in the HCPS system by providing programs that operate within the guidelines of the United States Department of Agriculture National School Lunch Programs.

No local tax dollars from Harford County are provided to the Food and Nutrition Budget. The program is operated to break even with funds provided by student sales and state/federal reimbursement through the operation of programs such as National School Breakfast, Lunch, After School Snack, Dinner, and Summer Food Service Programs.

Our Mission
The Department of Food and Nutrition supports the quality education and learning environment of students in the Harford County Public School system by providing programs that operate within the guidelines of the United States Department of Agriculture National School Lunch Program.

Our Vision
The Department of Food & Nutrition Services is respected as an advocate for student nutrition by setting a positive example in the meal programs and operating as a vital resource on issues pertaining to student nutrition. The program is viewed as valuable by students, parents, school staff and the community.

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