Nutrition Services at Jackson Public Schools is based at the Operations Center across from Hunt Elementary at 1401 N. Brown St. We are committed to educate and model to others proper nutrition, which helps students succeed physically and academically. You can contact us at (517) 841-2690.
The Food Service Department provides breakfast and lunch daily at all of Jackson Public School’s facilities. Snacks are served at after-school educational programs. A dinner program is available at many schools for students who are enrolled in after-school programs.
Catering services are available both on and off-site for school and community events. Please call (517) 841-2174 for more information or to place an order. You may also email Stephen Trout or call his cell phone at (517) 395-0391.
The Food Service Team appreciates your input and may be contacted via phone or email - please check the Food Services - Staff page for details.
Nutrition News!FUN FACTS:Rhubarb stalks look like celery stalks and have a sour taste. The redder the stalk, the sweeter the rhubarb. Rhubarb is botanically a vegetable although many think of it as a fruit because it is often used as an ingredient in pies. It is an excellent source of calcium.Asparagus can be green, white or purple. White asparagus is the same as green but is grown and harvested below ground. Asparagus is high in dietary fiber (good for your digestive system) and is one of the best sources of folate (keeps your blood healthy).Thyme is one of the most widely used herbs. Native to southern Europe and Mediterranean regions, there are more than 400 species. Thyme is packed with minerals and vitamins and is rich in potasssium, which helps control your heart rate and blood pressure.Check for more information on these fruits and vegetables in the school cafeteria.
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