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Welcome to Child Nutrition Services!

Salida USD's Food Patrol knows that good nutrition and learning go hand in hand!

Foot PatrolThe Nutrition Services department is made up of a team of food and nutrition professionals that are dedicated to students' health, well being and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.

Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.

HealthierUS School Challenge Award Ceremony from the White House

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The Salida Nutrition Services team has not only won the highest honor in school nutrition with the Gold Medal of Distinction, but they were the first district in California to achieve this...and they did it with SEVEN SCHOOLS!

Congratulations to Chef Billy Reid and his entire team!

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Click to learn more how they were congratulated by the First Lady at the White House in Washington!

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Notice: The California Revenue and Taxation Code (RTC) Section 19853(b) requires local educational agencies (LEA) that operate the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) to annually notify households about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Information Act.

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