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Welcome to Amherst-Pelham Public School Nutrition Services


We know that good nutrition and learning go hand in hand.

The 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. 

Our Promise

We promise to provide every student in our schools with access to healthy, local and flavorful meals to fuel their potential for achievement, growth, and overall well-being.
 

Message From Sasha, Director of Nutritional Services

 

Help prevent and end hunger in Massachusetts!

 

Amherst School District School Nutrition and Farm to School team is proud to be participating in Project Bread's 51st Walk for Hunger on Sunday, May 5 we are asking for participation or donations to support community-based programs across MA that help people access and afford food.

Hunger impacts 1 in 10 people in this state, and in some communities as many as 7 in 10. 

Join our team “ Hunger Busters” http://www.projectbread.org/walk-for-hunger/

or help us reach our goal by making a generous donation—whether it's $25, $75 or whatever you are able to afford. 

 

You are making a difference for the people who rely on these programs!

Thank you!

 

 

What's Cooking

 

Amherst food will feature a new popular cultural menu item in the high school cafeteria each month. This month's Menu features Italian Cuisine on Wednesday, May 7th! 

Enjoy! 

 

Harvest of the Month

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Where to Find Local seafood in Massachusetts

Seafood is a great source of lean protein. Purchasing local seafood will provide fresher options and a reduced carbon footprint!

More information, recipes, and a list of local seafood stores can be found at