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  • Nutrition Services at Jackson Public Schools is based at the Operations Center across from Hunt Elementary at 1401 N. Brown Street.  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.

Fun Facts

  • Nutrition News!

         FUN FACTS:
        https://extend.schoolwires.com/ClipartGallery/images/32547493.gif  There are over 200 varieties of Plums.  A plum's sweetness comes from natural sugars that are digested slowly, giving plums a low glycemic index (GI)
         https://extend.schoolwires.com/ClipartGallery/images/21841783.jpg  Rutabagas are root vegetables that are part white and part purple, with a creamy yellowish-orange flesh.  They can be eaten raw or cooked, but must be peeled first.  They are a great antioxidant and are very high in vitamins C and A.
         https://extend.schoolwires.com/ClipartGallery/images/21665890.jpg  Sage is a small perennial shrub that grows to about 3 feet tall.  The leaves are oval, grey-green, soft, and fuzzy.  It has been used for medicinal and culinary purposes for over 2000 years.  It has a slight peppery flavor and promotes good digestion.
         Check for more information on these fruits and vegetables in the school cafeteria.

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