Independent School District 15
A K-12 public school district serving the communities of Athens Township, Andover, Bethel, East Bethel, Linwood Township, Nowthen, Oak Grove, St. Francis and Stanford Township

Nutrition Services

ISD 15 Nutrition Services
23306 Cree Street NW, Suite 103
St. Francis, MN 55070

Office 763-753-7060, Fax 763-753-7709

Nutrition Services Staff
Deb Halde, Office Professional 763-753-7015
Wendy Klobe, Program Supervisor 763-753-7061
Patty Lewis, Kitchen Specialist 763-753-7092

School meals feed the future!

This year

  • Students who qualify for reduced-price school meals will receive free lunches and breakfasts
  • All kindergarten students qualify for free breakfast
  • Smart snacks sold to students regulations

Smart Snacks in Schools-Guideline to Suggested Products

Smart Snacks Exemptions

Smart Snack Tools from Minnesota Department of Education

Wellness and Local Foods

Smart Snacks Guidance for Administrators

Local School Wellness Policy Implementation Under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

Meal Regulations

Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act

School Lunch Meal Pattern

School Breakfast Meal Pattern

Please note regulations require students to take 1/2 cup fruit or vegetable for the meal to be complete. Students will be asked to go back and make a fruit or vegetable selection if they do not have one on their tray.

Want to know more about the new regulations?

read: Healthy Changes in Our School Cafeterias!

read: What You Need to Know About School Nutrition

get the FAQs about the ACT

Goals of the Nutrition Program

  • To provide one-third of the Recommended Daily Allowance of nutrients over a five day period
  • To increase the fiber content of meals by offering complex carbohydrates such as whole grain bread products and fresh fruits and vegetables
  • To decrease the fat content from calories to 30 percent or less and no more than 10 percent of those calories from saturated fat over a five day period
  • Reduce sodium content of meals

Nutrition Education

Nutrition Services supports the Wellness Committee initiatives by providing healthy school meals and snacks to the students of ISD 15.

Summer Resources

Fit Families Have Fun!

Race For Nutrition

Check out the Healthy Choice resources for students, staff and families


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