Head Start Food Services
As part of their attendance at Head Start, children are provided with meals and snacks that:
Provide a minimum of 1/3 of the child’s Daily Nutritional Needs as defined by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA);
Are high in nutrients and low in fats, sugar, and salt;
Broaden a child’s food experience and take into account children’s cultural and ethnic preferences;
Meet the nutritional and feeding requirements of each child, including those with special dietary needs and children with disabilities.