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School Lunch

For information about nutrition in Nevada County schools visit Nevada County Child Nutrition Services.

Free & Reduced Meal Program

Effective July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024, all students are eligible for free or reduced-price meals. Household income forms following federal guidelines are still needed to meet federal requirements. Each school district has different protocols for the collection of this information so please contact your local school to obtain these forms.

Seamless Summer Program 2023

Grass Valley School District will be hosting the Seamless Summer Program this summer at five sites in the county. The program offers free breakfast and lunch depending on the site for all children 18 years or younger.

Free Summer Meals Program

Summer meals are open to all children 18 and under regardless of their school choice and no enrollment paperwork, identification or income verification is required.

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To find a summer meals location, choose from these options:

Download the App

Text for Locations
text FOOD (or COMIDA for Spanish) to 304-304

Call for Locations
Dial 2-1-1

Visit the Website

These resources are updated weekly, so check back often to find new locations.

Food Assistance Resources

CalFresh Program

If your student is eligible for free & reduced price meals through the national school lunch program, your family is probably eligible for fresh food benefits using CalFresh.

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For detailed information, download:

Market Money

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Double your fruits and vegetables at the farmers market this season!

Spend 10 EBT dollars on tokens at Nevada County Farmer’s Markets and get 10 tokens free, over and over, all season long. 

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