Columbia School District

Food Services

Food Services Director

Courtney Haines

Contact Information:


860-576-1497 (cell)

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2023 Expansion of CTs Free School Meals

Hot Lunch Information

EASTCONN Food Services participates in the USDA meal program. If you feel your family qualifies to receive free or reduce-priced meals please fill out an application and submit for processing. You can now fill out an application online at Please note a new application is required for each school year. We encourage you to use the new online electronic payment system for lunch and milk payments.  Breakfast is free for all students. This system allows you to check your balance and your student’s daily purchases. If you do not wish to pay online, you may also send in checks with your student to be handed into the cafeteria. Please note all checks should be made out to EASTCONN Food Services and please include Student(s) Name, and School on each check. If you have any questions or concerns throughout the year please do not hesitate to reach out. 

Meal prices are as follows:

▪ Breakfast FREE for ALL Students

▪ Lunch $3.50 (Reduced Price $0.00)

▪ Milk $0.60

Alternate Lunches 

Alternate lunches are available daily by request only and include all food group components:

A nut butter (Sunbutter or Peanut Butter) & jelly or nut butter & fluff on whole wheat bread, Salad with turkey/salad with cheese/salad with turkey & cheese (EXCEPT Salad Days)/ FUN Lunch

Free & Reduced Meals

Children need healthy meals to learn. Please review the information below to see if you qualify for free or reduced cost meals.  Complete forms to apply.

Pay by Check

Please make all checks out to: EASTCONN Food Services