How children eat today will have a striking impact on their health throughout adolescence and adulthood. Consuming nutritious foods help children grow, develop, do well academically and feel good about themselves. Children require a variety of nutrient-dense foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, meat, fish and adequate calories in order to grow and develop properly.

This is why Gateway to Learning is staffed with a food program manager who creates a balanced menu plan each month to provide hot breakfasts, fresh meals and healthy snacks for each child.

Below is this month’s menu.