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    Welcome To Buffalo Public Schools Child

    Nutrition Services

     

    Did you know that Our June Farm to School Harvest is Field Greens? Did you also know that Lettuce have been on the menu for about 4500 years, dating back to Ancient Egypt and Greece? 

    Find that interesting? Please Click on this Link for more information on our Farm to School Harvest: Farm to School

     

     4th Annual Buffalo Farm To School Kick Off & Chef Challenge!!

     

    When??- Tuesday October 23, 2018. 4pm to 7pm

    Where??- BPS School #94 West Hertel Academy- 489 Hertel Ave, Buffalo NY 14207

    Please come a celebrate, learn, and eat delicious foods! Local chefs and a team of BPS studnets will compete against each other to create a dish featuring NYS Butternut Squash. The winning dish will be featured on our menu in Jan 2019!!

    We are no longer accepting applications to participate. We thank everyone who applied and encourage students and chefs to apply next year. We also hope that you attend our event.

    For more information please click:

    Kick Off Flyer

    Letter to Chefs

    Chef Application

     

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    Visit Our Nutrition & Fitness Site!

    Our new School Nutrition & Fitness Site is comprehensive and focused on Nutrition and Fitness, and includes nutrition specific:
    • educational lesson plans
    • videos
    • calculators and tools.

    The USDA Child Nutrition nutrient database is included, along with interactive nutrient display options for parents. 

    Button to Buffalo School Nutrition and Fitness Page

     

    Our Mission

    We, as a team, are committed to the development of children by promoting nutritional goals with shared standards in a courteous, fun and inviting atmosphere, through respect and open lines of communication among all staff.

     


    Under the Communty Eligibility Provision (CEP) of the USDA, all BPS students are entitled to one free meal during lunch, breakfast, and after school. This program includes the Charter and Private Schools that BPS serves.  For more information on the program please click here: USDA CEP

          

  • ChooseMyPlate.gov

    www.choosemyplate.gov

     Check out this valuable website.  Information on the new version of a food pyramid.  Ideas for portion sizes, different fruits, vegetables, protein, and dairy.  Excellent website for menu and recipes to try with your children.

  • Nondiscrimination Statement

     

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

     

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

     

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

     (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

          Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

          1400 Independence Avenue, SW

          Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

     (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

     (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

     This institution is an equal opportunity provider.