Food Services


Food Services

The Epping School District serves nutritious, inexpensive breakfasts and lunches to students each day within the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans and meal requirements specified by the USDA and National School Lunch Program.  Student and staff input is always welcome as we work to meet nutritional requirements and serve meals you will enjoy.

Meals comprise five components: 2oz equiv. meat/meat alts, 2oz equiv. grains, 1c vegetables, 1c fruits, and 1c milk. Meals must include three of these components and at least 1/2c fruit or vegetable.

Meal prices for SY23-24:
Breakfast Meal
:   $2.00
Reduced-price meals are free with an approved USDA meal benefits application
Lunch Meal:   $3.50
Reduced price lunch meals are $0.40 with an approved USDA meal benefits application.
Student and staff accounts can be grouped so families share the same pool of resoucres! This helps to eliminate the need to send multiple checks or pay multiple deposit fees in the family portal. Contact the director if you would like to pair accounts and make use of this feature.

Adult meal prices are $2.50 for breakfast, $5 for lunch. Per school board policy, adults are bot allowed to put meals on credit. Cash or check is always welcome! Credit cards may be used with our family portal, Linq Connect. Faculty and staff are automatically enrolled in our management system, but non-contract employees like subs or visitors must create thier account and contact the director to set up PINs.

Entrees, like sandwiches or the daily specials, are $1.50 for breakfast and $2.50 for lunch. 
Sides are 75¢, which includes fruit and vegetable portions.
Milk is always 50¢.
Alacartes are available at market prices, generally 50¢ to $2 for chips, drinks, cookies, and ice creams. 

The nagivation menu to the right:

Linq Connect - Our Titan K12 Family Portal
Make deposits into student accounts, apply for reduced-price meals, check our menus, allergy, and nutritional info with Linq Connect Titan Family Portal. We partner with Titan to provide a quick and easy way for you to add funds for student use. Signing up is simple and easy to use. Click here for the FAQ.

Free & Reduced Application
Apply for free & reduced status. This helps not just pay for meals, but also directly affects your schools' funding! If you suspect you might qualify for free & reduced meals, please apply as it helps the entire community!

School Menus
See what we're cooking up! Menus are posted in PDF format and linked for easy download in four-week cycles to help your family plan for student meals. We provide chef-driven and USDA approved breakfast and lunch. For the 2022-23 school year, meals are no longer free to all students! Click the School Menus or see our parent portal link for more information on what counts as a meal and how we're working hard to improve your students' experiences.

Facebook Page
Follow us on facebook for updates, previews, and more. You can reach out to the director with comments, concerns, and suggestions. Feedback is always welcomed!

Policy & Forms
Use these links to apply for special meal considerations, free & reduced meal costs/status, our wellness polcies and procedures, and other necessary info.

Contact us
Please direct all questions and concerns to the Food Service Director at (603) 679-8018 ext. 4167 or by email at moss.crutchfield @
The Lura Dodge Cafeteria may be contacted by phone at (603) 679-5472 ext.6.
The Elementary School Cafeteria may be contacted by phone at (603) 679-8018. 

We look forward to serving you!
Moss Crutchfield
Director of Food & Nutrition Services


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