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Child Nutrition Overview

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Responsibilities

 
 
The Edgecombe County Public Schools Child Nutrition Department is committed to providing nutritious, well-balanced meals for the students in the District.

We support academic achievement by serving safe, nutritious, and cost-effective meals in a pleasant environment. On an average day we feed 2,600 students breakfast and 5,800 students lunch.
 
Our department is responsible for:
  •  Purchasing and preparing meals for students
  •  Preparing and distributing menus to all the schools
  •  Catering special events for the school system
  •  Distributing and processing Free and Reduced Lunch Applications
  •  Meeting Federal nutrition requirements

 

 

 

The U.S Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or at any USDA office, or call 866.632.9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax 202.690.7442 or email at intake@usda.gov. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800.877.8339; or 800.845.6136 (Spanish).

 USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Contact
Ruth McDowell
Director of Child Nutrition
412 Pearl Street
Tarboro, NC 27886

rmcdowell@ecps.us
Phone: (252) 641-2636
Fax: (252) 641-5709