Food & Nutrition Services

Free Breakfast

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Welcome to the EASD Food Services Department web page. We look forward to providing nutritional services to our students and staff. EASD participates in and meets all requirements set by the National School Lunch Program. Breakfast and lunch are offered daily at all school buildings. We serve approximately 3200 meals daily to our students.

Our goal is to provide a variety of nutritious, tasty meals to our students and to help educate children about nutrition and in making choices that promote a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle while maintaining a financially sound Child Nutrition Program.

2023-2024 Breakfast & Lunch Prices

Breakfast is FREE for all Pennsylvania students during the 2023-24 SY.









High School  



Reduced Price






Food Services Contacts

Director of Food Services
Teri A. Gamez
717-721-1400 X 11301
Email Teri A. Gamez

Free & Reduced Program/Accounts Payable/Receivable
Marti Rhoads
717-721-1400 X 11302
Email Marti Rhoads

Akron Elementary School Cafeteria Manager
Sandy Whitmeyer
717-721-1400 X12011
Email Sandy Whitmeyer

Clay Elementary School Cafeteria Manager
Rebecca Littlejohn 
717-721-1400 X 13011
Email Rebecca Littlejohn

Fulton Elementary School Cafeteria Manager
Elizabeth Ehrhart
717-721-1400 X 14011
Email Elizabeth Ehrhart

Highland Elementary School Cafeteria Manager
Gina Shreiner
717-721-1400 X 15011
Email Gina Shreiner

Ephrata Intermediate/Middle School Cafeteria Manager
Angela Thomas
717-721-1400 X 18220
Email Angela Thomas

Ephrata High School Cafeteria Manager
Jennifer Thrower
717-721-1400 X 19304
Email Jennifer Thrower

USDA Non-discrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or

  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

  3. email:


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Food Service Information

Food Service Forms

Fresh Foods

We freshly prepare meals using local brands you use at home, including Tyson chicken, Jennio turkey, Swiss milk, Land O' Lakes cheese, and locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables.  Fresh salad meals are also prepared daily.  Plus, students can start their day with one of our breakfast meals!