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Please read this letter from the Food Service Manager about the food shortage we are experiencing.



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Here is this month’s Food Hero Tip

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:, 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: 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

USDA Statement -Spanish Translation

  • Fruit Tray
  • Vegetable Tray
  • Sliced Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Crackers
  • Ready to Eat Cereal

Beverages: Water or Lemonade

Fruit and Vegetable side selected by Central Kitchen

Condiments and sauces will be provided based on item served

Week 1:

  • Bean & Cheese Burrito
  • Chicken Veggie Noodle Soup
  • Cheese Pizza

Week 2:

  • Chicken Taco
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Turkey Sandwiches

Week 3:

  • Taco Soup
  • Baked Chicken
  • Veggie Lasagna

Week 4:

  • Brown Rice & Bean Bowl
  • Spaghetti & Meatballs

Beverages: Water or Lemonade

Family Friendly Home-Cooked Meals

Visit our recipe center! Submit your own!

Family Recipes

Family Activity Event Menu

The Head Start Kitchen provides nutritious snacks at family events.

Send order to Central Kitchen at least 2 weeks before event. Order should include the number of children and adults expected. No follow up paperwork required.

Refer to Cycle Menu for Week Number. Please be specific with event details.

Wash Your Hands!

Head Start staff and volunteers teach and model appropriate hand washing practices.

Wash you hands:

  • Before food preparation, handling, or serving. (including setting the table)
  • After toileting or changing diapers.
  • After assisting a child with toilet use.
  • Before and after eating meals or snacks.
  • After handling pets or other animals.
  • Before and after using disposable gloves.
  • After coughing or sneezing or blowing your nose.
  • After inspecting hair for lice.
  • Before and after giving medications.
  • After smoking or using tobacco products.

Hand washing procedures are posted in all classrooms, including these steps.

  1. Wet hands with water and then add soap.
  2. Use friction to work up lather and wash hands for at least 10-20 seconds.
  3. Rinse well under a stream of water.
  4. Dry hands thoroughly, with a single use paper towel.
  5. Turn off faucet with a paper towel, if possible.

Double hand washing for Food Service Staff:

  1. After using the restroom
  2. After eating or drinking
  3. After blowing nose, coughing, sneezing.
  4. After smoking or using tobacco products.