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Food Services

The District 77 Food Service Department is operated under the Guidelines of the USDA National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs. Over 1,046,000 lunches and 296,000 breakfasts are served each year. The department employs approximately 50 full and part-time employees. Meals are planned according to the USDA nutrition standards. Breakfast and lunch meals are provided in all school buildings. 

Nutrition Services Meal Pick-Ups begin March 18

Breakfast and lunch services are available for pick-up to anyone 18-years-old and under beginning Wednesday, March 18th 2020. All drive through pick-up service will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is not required. A child does not need to be present during meal pick-up. Each pick-up will include lunch for that day and breakfast for the following morning.

Eight sites have been established for drive through meal pick-up:

  • Eagle Elementary School, 500 Le Sueur Ave, Eagle Lake, (door 2r in front of school)
  • Franklin Elementary School, 1000 North Broad Street, Mankato (door 6 near off of Broad Street)
  • Hoover Elementary School, 1524 Hoover Drive, North Mankato (door 12 in the bus loop)
  • Kennedy Elementary School, 2600 East Main Street, Mankato (door 14 in the bus loop)
  • Madison Lake: All Saints Church, 605 Fourth St, Madison Lake (north parking lot across street from church, just off of Highway 60).
  • Monroe Elementary School, 441 Monroe Avenue, North Mankato (door 1 on Monroe Avenue)
  • East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road, Mankato (door 20 in the bus lane behind the school)
  • West High School, 1351 South Riverfront Drive, Mankato (door 17 in the south/staff parking lot)

Families who are in need of assistance to access our nutrition program are asked to complete this form. For more information or questions email

To help with efficiencies, beginning Tuesday (March 31), pick-up service at Kennedy Elementary School will transition to Rosa Parks Elementary School. The other sites available remain the same.

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Food Services Department
Darcy Stueber, Director
PO Box 8741
Mankato, Minnesota 56002-8741
507-388-7442 (office)
507-388-5773 (fax)

Nutrition and Wellness Specialist
Laura Hoekstra, RD, LD

Administrative Support
Jennifer Gibson


School Year Hours: 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Summer Hours: 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Monday - Friday
1970 Lookout Drive
North Mankato, Minnesota 56003