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26 Memorial Ave., Chicopee, MA 01020
413-594-3453 / fax 413-594-1832
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Mission Statement

2 months ago

**All schools now qualify for free breakfast and lunch under the USDA Community Eligibility Program. We are very fortunate to qualify for this program and pledge to continue to provide high quality nutritious food to Chicopee students.**

The Chicopee School Food Service Department consists of a staff of over 100 full and part-time employees, located at 15 sites throughout the city. Our staff serves over 100,000 nutritious meals per month. We could be considered the largest restaurant in the city of Chicopee.  

It is our mission to provide every student in the district with access to locally sourced, nutritious meals. We are committed to the health of our students and passionate about supporting the local food economy. We now have a full time Farm to School Coordinator and work closely with local farmers throughout the region. For more information about our farm to school program, visit www.chicopeefresh.com.   

We serve breakfast and lunch daily. Our high schools also offer full deli, pasta and salad bars. Milk is included with every lunch, and additional cartons can be purchased at all schools for $0.50.

We also have an online payment system for middle and high school students at Bellamy, Dupont, Chicopee High, Chicopee Comp, and Chicopee Academy. The Nutrikids system will allow you to have improved access to your child's school lunch account. To access your child's account go to www.myschoolbucks.com. You will need to enter your child's school name and ID number. 

Meals for Senior Citizens

2 months ago

Senior meals are sponsored by WestMass ElderCare and are offered at four of our school sites:

  • Stefanik Elementary, 720 Meadow Street,  1:00 - 1:15 pm
  • Fairview Elementary, 26 Memorial Ave, 12:45 - 1:00 pm 
  • Lambert-Lavoie Elementary, 99 Kendall St, 10:45 - 11:00 am
  • Bowe Elementary, 115 Hampden St, 10:45 - 11:00 am

  • Dupont garden club made salsa verde with tomatillos that they grew in the garden! What an awesome local snack! 😋
  • Happy Halloween!! 🎃 We’re loving all the creativity from our staff this year! Shoutout to the Chicopee Comp Spice Girls for coordinating this awesome costume and to Chicopee High staff for their amazing variety of costumes! Hope everyone has a fun...
  • Happy Farm to School Month from all of us at ChicopeeFRESH! To celebrate, we sent every elementary student home with a harvest bag full of local fruits and vegetables 🍎🍐🥕A huge shoutout to our hardworking staff for putting together these bags...
  • Looks like fall feels like summer 🍂
  • Recruiting new garden club members at Dupont Middle School! And check out this watermelon that we harvested from the garden today!! 🍉😍 @dupont.eagles
  • Harvest Days are underway!! We harvested 50 lbs of carrots, beets, and potatoes at Stefanik on Friday, and today we roasted up a veggie medley for students to sample in the cafeteria 🥕🍠 Also included are some bonus pics of today’s lunch 😍...
  • We’re turning up the beet during harvest day at Stefanik Elementary!
  • Happy first day of school from the Dupont Garden! This little melon was caught trying to escape already but we promise it’s going to be an awesome year! 🍈🤓📚
  • Get your local yogurt parfaits!! Only $3! We’ll be here all day at the Downtown GetDown! #chicopee #downtowngetdown #yogurt #realschoolfood #local #farmtoschool
  • Be sure to stop by our booth at the Downtown GetDown to get your customized local yogurt parfait and take our smoothie bike for a spin! #local #yogurt #parfait #downtowngetdown2018 #chicopee #localhero #trythings #foodcorps #farmtoschool
  • Taste testing @eatbanza pasta in the parks today! #trythings #tastetest #banza #chickpeas #pasta #pastasalad #summermeals #healthy #realschoolfood
  • Taste testing @88acres new “Seedlings” line at Sarah Jane Park today!Can’t wait to roll these out in our cafeterias this fall! 🌱🌻😋 . . . #realschoolfood #poweredbyseeds #88acres #healthyschoolmeals #wholegrains #tastetest #trythings