INAC, Inc. is a local company that provides nutritious school breakfast and lunch to area students daily. Some of our signature items include an “Old World Tuscany” stir fry station, deli sandwiches, wraps and salads.
We promote marketing and merchandising of a wide variety of colorful fruits and vegetables to capture the student’s attention.
For more information about our program please contact, Amy Turner, Food Service Director at (218) 735-3500 ext. 1800.
On March 17, 2023, Governor Walz signed the MN Free School Meals bill into law. The MN Free School Meals Program is a permanent program that provides state reimbursement to schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program so that students can have one breakfast and one lunch at no cost at school. The Free School Meals Program began on July 1, 2023.
What is the Minnesota Free School Meals Program? The Minnesota Free School Meals Program provides state reimbursement to schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program so that students can have one breakfast and one lunch at no cost at school.
Can the meals be picked up or brought home like we did during the pandemic? No. Congregate meal service is required in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. Meals may not be taken off campus, sent home, delivered, or picked up by parents or others.
Do I still need to complete the Application for Educational Benefits? It is important for families to complete the Application for Educational Benefits. Applications for Educational Benefits determine how much funding your child’s school receives for educational programs and supports. Additionally, eligible families can qualify for other benefits, such as:
What is included in the MN Free School Meals Program? In schools with Offer versus Serve (high schools and many elementary schools):
In schools that choose not to do Offer versus Serve (some elementary schools and many schools that purchase meals from a vendor):
What is NOT included in the MN Free School Meals Program? Single item purchases and non-reimbursable meals are not free. Some examples include: