My PlateThe school breakfast and lunch menus are planned each month by a Registered Dietitian to meet United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) specified health guidelines for each age group. The detailed guidelines can be found in the Federal Register – National School Lunch Program document.

The current meal pattern increases the availability of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains in the school menu, and decreases the sodium and saturated fat content of the meals. The school meals provide the nutrients and energy that students need to thrive both inside and outside the classroom.


Check out the nutritional content of items offered in school.

2015-2016 Nutrient Information – All Products

An Increase in Fruits/Vegetables will:
• Provide more fiber for a healthy digestive tract
• Provide essential nutrients for growth, development, and learning
• Provide foods high in vitamins and low in calories

An Increase in Whole Grains will:
• Provide additional protein, fiber, and nutrients to a meal
• Help to keep the students full for longer

A Decrease in Sodium may:
• Keep blood pressure under control
• Decrease the risk of heart disease later in life

A Decrease in Saturated Fat may:
• Decrease levels of cholesterol in the blood
• Decrease the risk of heart disease later in life
• Decrease calories in meals

Fruit and vegetables Greenfield K-8

The Food Service Department focuses on offering the students a wide variety of fruit and vegetables daily. Students are always given at least two options of fruit and two options of vegetables each day in ½ cup servings. There are fresh fruit and vegetables available daily at both breakfast and lunch.

We love talking about child nutrition! If you have questions regarding the nut-ritional content of the food being served to your child, please do not hesitate to contact us via the contact page!

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