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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 Dillan Russell or call his cell phone at (517) 750-8199.

    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  Cantaloupe is the most popular type of melon in the US.  It provides Vitamin A, C, and B6.  Cantaloupe is the most nutritious of all the melon varieties.
         https://extend.schoolwires.com/ClipartGallery/images/21841783.jpg  Sweet Corn is a member of the cereal grass family.  It is related to wheat, oats, barley, and rice.  Native Americans called corn "maize' and taught the Pilgrims how to grow it.  An ear of corn averages 800 kernals in 16 rows.  What's with all the silk in the husk?  Each piece of slik is attached to it's own kernal.  This is how the corn is pollinated.
         https://extend.schoolwires.com/ClipartGallery/images/21665890.jpg  Cilantro is both and herb (cilantro) and a spice (corriander - the seed of the cilantro plant).  Cilantro is used widely across the world.  It is gaining in popularity in the United States.
         Check for more information on these fruits and vegetables in the school cafeteria.

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