School district to add healthier school lunches due to new partnership

West Hartford has teamed up with Growing Great Schools to improve the quality of foodservices and nutrition rates.

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.—Healthier school lunches will be on the menu starting next September, thanks, in part, to efforts of a private-public partnership.

Students can expect a "fresh look" this fall as the district's nutrition services plans to update its food presentation and placement on the line, add more vegetarian options and use better ingredients.

Nutrition services has teamed up with Growing Great Schools to improve the quality of foodservices with nutrition rates for students.