Our Lunch Program: FGCS contracts with Fresh 'n Local Foods (FNL), a Salem-based company, for school lunches that meet or exceed National School Lunch Program nutritional standards. Meals include fresh fruits and vegetables (organic and locally sourced whenever possible). Entrees are freshly prepared, with no artificial colors, artificial flavors or high-fructose corn syrup. Low-fat and non-fat cow's milk is offered with all lunches.
2021-22 Free & Reduced-Price School Lunch Benefits
The link to apply online for free or reduced-price benefit will be posted here as soon as the website is updated for 21-22. Links to download a paper application will also be posted on this page in August 2021.
Paying for School Lunch at FGCS
Lunch costs $3/day. Families may pay online for school lunch with debit/credit at MealTime (small user fee & minimum deposit apply) or may pay with cash/check in the school office. Households may qualify for free or reduced-price lunch benefits. See above for detailed information and application forms. Families may apply at any point during the school year for lunch benefits.
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