Framingham School Breakfast & Lunch

  • All schools meet USDA meal standards under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act:

    • All grains served are 51% whole grain enriched.
    • Sodium is actively reduced and not offered as an additive. Framingham will follow USDA sodium TARGET 1.
    • Fruits and vegetables are offered at every meal, including dark leafy greens, orange vegetables, and legumes.  
    • Daily meat or meat alternatives are offered at breakfast and lunch.
    • All milk served is 1% low-fat, fat-free, or Lactaid.
    • Meals are designed to meet calorie ranges for specific age groups.
    • Zero trans fat in all items served.

    The A- List
    The A-List is an up-to-date and ever-expanding list of single-serve vending and snack products available through distribution or direct ship from the manufacturer* 
    that meet the Massachusetts Nutrition Standards for Competitive Foods and Beverages in Public Schools and the USDA's Smart Snacks nutritional standards, whichever is stricter.
    The A-List is updated weekly and all products are re-evaluated annually in July. Current A-List.