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Thank You! 

Over 51,000 meals distributed Friday November 13 2020.

62,880 meals distributed Friday November 20 2020.

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WEEKLY  Meal Kit Pick Up Sites - Fall/Winter 2020 

Updated Tuesday November 10 2020 3:40 p.m. 

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

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

Adult must provide the number of children to be served and the children's full name.

Be sure to refrigerate meals when you return home

MEALS ARE NOT SHELF STABLE 

 

Meal Pick Up Location   12 noon - 1:00 pm              11/10/2020
Hall’s Cross Roads Elementary Aberdeen 203 East Bel Air Avenue, Aberdeen, MD 21001
Aberdeen High Aberdeen 251 Paradise Road, Aberdeen, MD 21001
Abingdon Elementary Abingdon 399 Singer Road, Abingdon, MD 21009
Ashton Way Playground Abingdon  between Delmar Court and Garrison Circle Abingdon MD 21009 WALK UP ONLY
Patterson Mill Middle/High Abingdon 85 Patterson Mill Road, Bel Air, MD 21015
C Milton Wright High  Bel Air 1301 N Fountain Green Road, Bel Air MD 21014
Bel Air Middle School Bel Air 99 Idlewild Street, Bel Air, MD 21014
Red Pump Elementary Bel Air 600 Red Pump Road, Bel Air, MD 21014
Seasons at Bel Air Apartments Bel Air 1001 Todd Road, Bel Air, MD 210014 off Brierhill Drive
Southampton Middle Bel Air 1200 Moores Mill Road, Bel Air, MD 21014
Church Creek Elementary Belcamp 4299 Church Creek Road, Belcamp, MD 21017
Edgewood High Edgewood 2415 Willoughby Beach Road, Edgewood, MD 21040
Edgewood Rec/Comm Center Edgewood 1980 Brookside Drive, Edgewood, MD 21040
Windsor Valley Edgewood 570 Meadowood Drive, Edgewood, MD 21040
Youth's Benefit Elementary Fallston 1901 Fallston Road, Fallston, MD 21047
Havre de Grace Elementary HavreDeGrace 600 Juniata Street, Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Jarrettsville Elementary Jarrettsville 3818 Norrisville Road, Jarrettsville, MD 21084
Joppatowne Elementary  Joppa 407 Trimble Road, Joppa, MD 21085
North Harford High Pylesville 211 Pylesville Road, Pylesville, MD 21132
Dublin Elementary  Street 1527 Whiteford Road, Street, 21154

 

 

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Meal Kits served since March'20

through Friday Nov 20, 2020  (unofficial number)

1,456,854 Meals

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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.

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Overview

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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