Concordia Charter School
142 N. Date St., Mesa, AZ 85201
Phone: 480-461-0555
Fax: 480-461-0556
Email: info@concordiacharter.org
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Nutrition Services

photo of healthy fruits and vegetables with motto
Building healthy habits one bite at a time!
 

School Food Programs

School Breakfast Program & National School Lunch Program

We operate School Breakfast Program (SBP) on school days from 7:45-8:10am, and the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) in compliance with the Healthy Hunger Free Kid Act of 2010.  Our meals aim to provide delicious, balanced nutrition that is appealing to students.
New this year: We are participating in the community Eligibility provision, which allows us to provide school meals (breakfast & lunch) and no charge to all students!  Click here for more information
Local Meal Charge Policy SY19
Medical statement for students with dietary needs
 
Food Service Director, Mrs. Loza, is happy to assist you!  480-461-0555,
email: kmorales-loza@concordiacharter.org

Current Lunch menus:

October 2018 menu  

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program logoFresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP)

Concordia is pleased to participate in the FFVP for our 7th year!  This grant program is funded through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the Arizona Department of Education (ADE). We offer all student a fresh fruit and/or vegetable snack every day, and provide weekly nutrition lessons to help students gain an appreciation for fun & healthy new foods!  Click here for fruit& veggie resources!

The Goal of the FFVP is to:

  • Create healthier school environments by providing healthier food choices
  • Expand the variety of fruits and vegetables children experience
  • Increase children’s fruit and vegetable consumption
  • Make a difference in children’s diets to impact their present and future health.

October FFVP & Farm-to-School

This month we will explore 3 exciting local crops- carrots, corn, and pumpkins! Join us 10/23 for our annual Farm-to-School Night, where you can learn all about healthy veggies, local produce, gardening, and much more!

Sign up for our FARMRAISER farm-fresh box, starting on Thursday 10/25-12/20!  Every subscription earns money for our 6th grade science camp this spring!  Eat more fresh produce, support your local farmers, and help our students learn & grow! Go to www.sunproducecoop.com for more information

  • Summer Recipe List:

Watermelon Arugula Salad 

Watermelon Fun Facts

Improve your family's nutrition by checking out these resources-

Local Wellness Policy (LWP)

Local wellness policy SY2019
WAB agenda July 2019
Concordia Charter School's Wellness Advisory Board (WAB) meets 7/18/2018 to review implementation in SY18 and make recommendations for SY19.
Interested in serving on our LWP Advisory Board? Contact Mrs. Acosta at rgomezacosta@concordiacharter.org

Building healthy habits one bite at a time

 

Civil Rights

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 athttp://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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.

Local Grievance Officer- Margaret Roush-Meier

Derechos Civiles

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA. Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas. Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por: (1) correo: 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; o (3) correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov. Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.