Free Summer Food Program

The Essex Westford School District (EWSD) Child Nutrition Program is excited to announce that it will sponsor a summer food program beginning on June 26, 2017. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is administered in Vermont by child nutrition programs at the Vermont Agency of Education. Meals will be provided to all children 18 years of age or younger for free at the following locations (no registration required):

Thomas Fleming School
21 Prospect Street, Essex Jct.
Dates of Operation 6/26/17 – 8/11/17 (closed 7/4/17)
Breakfast Served: 9-10 a.m.
Lunch Served 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Maple Street Pool
75 Maple Street, Essex Jct.
Dates of Operation 6/26/17-8/25/17 (closed 7/4/17)
Breakfast Served: 10-11:00am
Lunch Served 12:00-1:00pm

To view menus for the two locations, click here.

For more information please contact Robert Clifford, EWSD Child Nutrition Program Director at 802-879-5544 or




USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

SNAP and FDPIR State or local agencies, and their sub-recipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination Statement:

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, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, 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:, 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:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.