Breakfast, Lunch & Snack Menus

About Our Nutrition Program

  • Seasonal products such as fresh fruits and vegetables are used as much as possible.
  • New foods are introduced on the menu to encourage children to try new foods.
  • We adhere to meal patterns and requirements set forth by the USDA and the Child and Adult Food Program (CACFP).
  • Classrooms are required to do a monthly nutrition activity with children to teach the importance of nutrition.


  • Fat-free milk is offered with every breakfast and lunch.
  • Fat-free milk is an option at snack when indicated on the menu.
  • Water is available at all times.


Rutland County Head Start participates in the Child & Adult Food Care Program through the Vermont Department of Education and the USDA.

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federal program that provides healthy meals and snacks to children and adults receiving supervised care services. The program plays a vital role in improving the quality of care and making it more affordable for many low-income households

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.