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Welcome to the Lumpkin County School Nutrition Program!

Our School Cafeteria Teams are here to provide tasty and nutritious meals for your students and all our customers every school day.  

Important Update:  As of September 1, 2020 the USDA will make it so we can provide all student breakfasts and lunches at no cost, possibly through December 2020.  Please click here for details.

More information:

Please fill out a Free or Reduced Price application every school year for your household, you may qualify to save money on student meals!  Spanish version available.  If you prefer we offer an online version.

We offer a convenient online pre-payment service, MyPaymentsPlus, and for free you can sign up and see what your students have bought each day from their meal accounts.  For a small fee you can also add money electronically through this service as well.

Menus change up monthly and include seasonal Farm to School local produce:

We can help you with your student's Special Dietary Needs in the cafeteria too, please call Julie at (706) 864-3611 for more information.

All families and community members are invited to join our school-wide efforts to promote health & wellness through each school's Wellness Team team.  School Nutrition is charged with implementing our Wellness Policy in schools, teams work to provide fun educational activities for students and assess outcomes annually by school & triennially system-wide.  Here you can see fun Wellness based activities from LBES and LCHS - environmental wellness counts too!

The Lumpkin County School Nutrition Program supports and participates in community service with local organizations such Lumpkin Family Connections,  Community Helping Place (#LumpkinMatters events), partnership with Lumpkin 4-HUniversity of North Georgia's Hometown Harvest Project as well as the Georgia Mountain Food Bank which serves Lumpkin & surrounding counties.


Thank you and please contact us with any addition questions or concerns:

Julie Knight-Brown, School Nutrition Director, julie.knightbrown@lumpkinschools.com

Mary Grizzle, School Nutrition Assistant, mary.grizzle@lumpkinschools.com 

(706) 864-3611

56 Indian Drive,

Dahlonega, GA 30533

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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: (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.