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Meal Kit Pick Up Sites - Fall 2020 

Meal service will continue!! Meal Kits for virtual learners.

Schools and Offices Closed Monday Sept 28 - pick up meals Tuesday Sept 29 and Wednesday Sept 30  

*****Pick up on MONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm*****

                                         Mondays - receive 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches                                                  Wednesdays - receive 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches 

Updated Tuesday Sept 22 2020 5:00 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   09/22/2020
Bakerfield Elementary Aberdeen 36 Baker Street, Aberdeen, MD 21001
Hall’s Cross Roads Elementary Aberdeen 203 East Bel Air Avenue, Aberdeen, MD 21001
Abingdon Elementary Abingdon 399 Singer Road, Abingdon, MD 21009
Old Post Road Elementary Abingdon 2706 Philadelphia Road, Abingdon, MD 21009
William S James Elementary Abingdon 1 Laurentum Parkway, Abingdon, MD 21009
Playground at Ashton WAY Abingdon between Delmar Court and Garrison Circle Abingdon MD 21009  WALK UP ONLY
Bel Air Elementary Bel Air 30 East Lee Street, Bel Air, MD 21014  
Emmorton Elementary Bel Air
2502 South Tollgate Road, Bel Air, MD 21015
Fountain Green Elementary Bel Air 517 South Fountain Green Road, Bel Air, MD 21015
Hickory Elementary Bel Air 2100 Conowingo Road, Bel Air, MD 21014
Homestead Elementary Bel Air 900 South Main Street, Bel Air, MD 21014
Prospect Mill Elementary Bel Air 101 Prospect Mill Road, Bel Air, MD 21015
Red Pump Elementary Bel Air 600 Red Pump Road, Bel Air, MD 21014
Ring Factory Elementary Bel Air 1400 Emmorton Road, Bel Air, MD 21014
Seasons at Bel Air Apartments Bel Air 1001 Todd Road, Bel Air, MD 21014 off Brierhill Drive
Church Creek Elementary Belcamp 4299 Church Creek Road, Belcamp, MD 21017
Churchville Elementary Churchville 2935 Level Road, Churchville, MD 21028
Darlington Elementary Darlington 2119 Shuresville Road, Darlington, MD 21034
Deerfield Elementary Edgewood 2307 Willoughby Beach Road, Edgewood, MD 21040
Edgewood Elementary Edgewood
2100 Cedar Drive, 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
Forest Hill Elementary Forest Hill 2407 Rocks Road, Forest Hill, MD 21050
Forest Lakes Elementary Forest Hill 100 Osborne Parkway, Forest Hill, MD 21050
Havre de Grace Elementary HavreDeGrace 600 Juniata Street, Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Meadowvale Elementary HavreDeGrace 910 Grace View Drive, Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Jarrettsville Elementary Jarrettsville 3818 Norrisville Road, Jarrettsville, MD 21084
North Bend Elementary Jarrettsville 1445 North Bend Road, Jarrettsville, MD 21084
Joppatowne Elementary  Joppa 407 Trimble Road, Joppa, MD 21085
Riverside Elementary Joppa 211 Stillmeadow Drive, Joppa, MD 21085
North Harford Elementary Pylesville 120 Pylesville Road, Pylesville, MD 21132

 

 

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Meal Kits served

as of Friday Sept 18, 2020  (unofficial number)

1,072,053 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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