School Nutrition The N.C. Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) School Nutrition Division works with school and community partners to administer the Federally Assisted National School Breakfast and School Lunch Programs, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, Special Milk Program, After School Snack Program, and Summer Nutrition Programs. School Nutrition Programs in North Carolina are using innovative strategies to make a difference in the lives of students across our state by… Preparing and Offering safe, appealing, and nutritious meals to all children Building relationships with students Supporting social and emotional learning Offering nutrition education Cultivating connections to local agriculture and farmers Promoting equity Fostering a healthy school nutrition environment and community Guiding Principles SN News & Events How to Find NC Summer Meals Contact Information School Nutrition Updates Follow us on social media: @NCSchoolMeals | @Ray4NCKids USDA Non-Discrimination Statement In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by: 1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; 2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or 3. email: firstname.lastname@example.org This institution is an equal opportunity provider.