• Delaware Valley School District uses the Offer versus Serve (OVS) system. This is a way to decrease food waste and give students greater flexibility in choosing what to eat for school breakfast or lunch. 

    Breakfast Requirements

    • Students must take at least three of the food items offered.
    • The three required food components for breakfast are Fruit & Vegetable, Grains, and Milk. A Meat/Meat Alternative is allowed as a substitution for a Grain component.

    Lunch Requirements

    • Students must take at least three components in the required quantities.
    • Lunch consists of five food components: Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, Meat/meat alternatives, and Fluid milk.
    • One selection must be at least 1/2 cup (total) from either the fruit or vegetable component.
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