Celebrating School Nutrition Professionals Across the Commonwealth

School Nutrition Programs across the Commonwealth are working diligently to ensure students receive delicious and nutritious meals amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out some recent success stories highlighting Massachusetts schools during the past few weeks:

A tribute to the school lunch heroes that work tirelessly to provide students with meals compiled to highlight various schools across the Commonwealth and the preparing, packaging, and feeding of healthy meals they provide during COVID-19.

Chicopee nutrition professionals launched a ChicopeeFRESH Classroom group on Facebook in an effort to provide virtual resources to share cooking and gardening lessons while at home.

Southcoast Today honored frontline workers providing meals for children in Dartmouth and New Bedford. These districts, and those neighboring them, have worked to ensure children that are reliant on school meals are still provided access to meals. The districts have also provided families cold and frozen items with instructions to prepare them at home.

NBC Boston highlighted Masachusetts schools that encouraged communities to honor school nutrition professionals on National School Lunch Hero day on Friday, May 1st. Districts honored their school nutrition staff by dressing up as superheroes, creating signs, and driving by to thank workers for their service.

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