• What is the School Breakfast Program?

    The School Breakfast Program is a federally assisted meal program. It began as a pilot project in 1966, and was made permanent in 1975.  The School Breakfast Program is administered at the Federal level by Food and Nutrition Service.  At the State level, the program is usually administered by State education agencies, which operate the program through every school day agreements with the local school food authorities.  All Anne Arundel County Public Schools offer school breakfast since 1976.

  • What is the Child and Adult Care Food Program?

    Afterschool meals and snacks provide a nutritious boost to children, up to age 18, in eligible afterschool meal programs in lower income areas of the county. These programs pull children into constructive activities that are safe, fun and filled with opportunities to learn. The meal and/or snack feeds their bodies for activity and fuels their minds for academic success.

  • What is the Farm to School Program?

    Farm to School enriches the connection students, staff and school communities have with fresh, healthy and local foods. Farm to School includes procurement and promotion of local foods, educational activities related to agriculture and nutrition and may also enhance hands on learning in the classroom using school gardens.

  • What is the Summer Food Service Program?

    The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need to learn, play and grow, throughout the summer months when they are out of school.

  • For more information about these programs, call 410-222-5900 or email