Please see the following flyers from Whitsons concerning their Harvest Bar.


Dear Parent:


As your school dining services provider, we are aware of the importance of promoting healthy eating habits from a young age. With this in mind, we are pleased to introduce the Traveling Harvest Bar Program. This is a unique program developed by Whitsons in order to increase the fresh options during lunch at your student’s school.


Our goal is multi-fold:


  • To promote healthy eating habits
  • To introduce your child to new and exciting healthy choices
  • To make eating a fun and rewarding experience


Here’s how the Healthy Harvest Bar will work. Starting on September 30th the Harvest Bar will be set up in the cafeteria during meal service. Students who purchase lunch will have the option of choosing any amount of fruits or vegetables to accompany their meals. If you would like to pack your students lunch but have them eat from the Harvest Bar, the price will be $2.00 for an unlimited amount. We will be offering:


  • Fresh melons, pineapples, strawberries, grapes, tossed garden salad, carrots sticks, hummus, celery sticks, peaches and a variety of other assorted fresh produce.


As you can probably tell, we are very excited to bring the Traveling Harvest Bar Program to your school and are confident that the benefits will be many in terms of helping children discover a world of wholesome, delicious food choices that will sustain them through a healthy, active life.  If you would like to learn more about Whitsons or if you have any questions about our Elementary Harvest Bar Program, please feel free to send an email the food service office.




April Liles, RD

Food Service Director – Newton Public Schools

Whitsons Culinary Group




The week of Sept 30th – October 4th the Cabot School will have a visit from the Healthy Harvest Bar as part of the Lunch Program.


Salads, Fresh Cut Fruits & Fresh Vegetables will be included with each meal purchase on the Healthy Harvest Bar for the entire Week!!!



Please  join Whitsons in helping to ensure each child gets a well balanced nutritious meal to help boost student performance in the classroom!!!