Food & Nutrition Services

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Welcome to Hastings Food & Nutrition Services

Welcome to Hastings Food & Nutrition Services! Our department operates two national programs – the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.  These programs play key roles in supporting the nutrition and health of school children in the United States by providing nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free meals each school day.

What's New this Year?

Summer Meal Update

What's the best way to pay for meals?
Download the MyPaymentsPlus FREE app to manage your student's account on the go! From there you can:
  • Add money to your student's account
  • Set up automatic payments
  • View meal purchases
  • View payment history
  • Set up low-balance reminders

Remember - 
  • All Kindergarten students receive FREE breakfast every day!
  • All students who qualify for free or reduced price meals will receive FREE breakfast and FREE lunch! Applications must be filled out EVERY YEAR to qualify.
    Click Here for the Online Application
  • Grant funds are available to help with school lunch accounts that are past due. To learn more, contact Hastings Family Service at 651-437-7134.
  • FREE Breakfast and Lunch will be provided to all students for the 2021-2022 school year.  Note:  Students will be charged for second meals, a la carte items and milk if they bring their own meal.
  • For families in HOA or quarantined students, meals can be ordered for pickup on Mondays at HMS (Dr.24) between the hours of 8:00am-9:00am and 4:00pm-5:00pm (signup required).  You will get 5 breakfasts and 5 lunches for each enrolled student in your household. Click this link to sign up.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our offices at 651-480-7126 .  We look forward to serving your students throughout the school year!

Nutrition Services Contact Information

Brittney Hirschauer
Director of Food & Nutrition Services
1000 West 11th Street
Hastings, MN 55033
[email protected]

Andrea Seleski
1000 West 11th Street
Hastings, MN 55033
[email protected]

Kim Sill
1000 West 11th St
Hastings, MN 55033
[email protected]

USDA 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: [email protected].

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.