School and Community Nutrition

National School Lunch Program

Published: 6/27/2018 8:14 AM
The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and non-profit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by Harry Truman in 1946.

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Frankfort, KY 40601-4311
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USDA National School Lunch Program
USDA School Breakfast Program
USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
USDA Farm to School Program
USDA Seamless Summer Option


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