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About Food Services

The Northville Public Schools Food Service Program is dedicated to providing students with a high-quality product and service that meets the nutritional guidelines of the National School Lunch Program while accommodating student preferences.

Changes in school lunch menus began July 1, 2012, as a result of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The Act is federal legislation aimed at fighting childhood obesity and childhood hunger and ensures that school-provided meals are healthy, well-balanced and provide students all the nutrition they need to succeed at school. The Act includes the following key changes:
Schools are now required to offer minimum quantities of both fruits and vegetables every day to help ensure children increase their intake of these healthy food choices.
Lunch menus also emphasize a weekly variety of different types of vegetables: dark green, red/orange, dry beans and peas, starchy, and all other vegetables. Also, half of all grains offered must be whole grains.
Only fat-free or 1% milk is permitted.
Schools must adhere to a calorie range, as well as restrictions on trans fat, saturated fat, and sodium.

All menus are available online in the Nurtrislice with the exception of Cooke school which will be post under the food service tab on this website.  Students may be eligible for free or reduced-price lunches depending on family income. Applications are available online or in all schools. You can apply online through the parent portal. You can find more information on lunch prices under menus & pricing. Information on the Free & Reduced lunch program can be in the Free and Reduced Lunch section.
In addition to offering lunch in all schools, the Food Service Department provides the Early Childhood Education and Extended Day Programs after-school snacks. Catering service is also available for occasions such as athletic events, department meetings, and staff parties.