Food Services

To-go meals for remote and hybrid learners

To-go bags of breakfast and lunch are available at your neighborhood elementary school each day from 10 – 11 a.m. Any remote or hybrid learner needing meals, may stop by those schools at that time.

Food Services Main Office: (518) 328-5490
Federal Lunch Program: (518) 328-5005

 

Nutritional Information

You can access FD MealPlanner either by visiting WWW.FDMEALPLANNER.COM or by downloading the FD MealPlanner app to your mobile device free of charge by visiting the App Store (for iOS devices) or Google Play (for Android devices).

 

Summer Food Programs

Per NYSED, meals can be provided to students until the last day of school which is June 17, 2020.  Summer food service will be provided by the Troy Boys and Girls Club and Rennselaer County.  Finalized details will be provided when available.

Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation throughout the summer while school is out of session. Please visit the USDA website to find a location near you, or text “Summer Meals” to 97779 or call 1-866-348-6479 to find a site nearby.

Please also see this list we compiled for area programs. 

The Rensselaer County Youth Department sponsors the Summer Lunch Program. 

 

Free meals for all Troy students

Troy City School District is participating in the Community Eligibility Program (CEP) which allows all students to receive meals and milk at no charge – regardless of household income.

Parents are asked to complete the lunch application form each year. This form also helps to determine eligibility for ADDITIONAL state and federal programs that may benefit your child. Please return this form to your building principal.

 

Whitsons  – Troy’s food service provider

School meals are a healthy option, a great value and a huge convenience for busy families! Whitsons is committed to providing wholesome, high quality menus, prepared fresh daily from locally sourced ingredients whenever available and in season. We offer a variety of meal choices and Smart Snack options that meet NSLP (National School Lunch Program), HHFKA (Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act) and state nutrition guidelines and are analyzed and approved by a Registered Dietitian. They also collaborate with parents, students and school nurses to accommodate the dietary requirements of students with food allergies and other special diets. Please feel free to reach out to them at any time. They are here to help!

Farm to School program

Nondiscrimination Statement

justice-poster-conducted-programs-160-x149In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online at  www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/usda-programdiscrimination-complaint-form.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA.
The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant
Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
fax:
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442;
email:
program.intake@usda.gov.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider