CONTACT INFORMATION

Gus Travassos
Food Service Director
(617) 730-2499
travassosg@whitsons.com


Teresa Vidette  
Assistant Food Service Director
(617) 730-2436
teresa_vidette@psbma.org

Chris Faison
Chef
860-378-5793
faisonc@whitsons.com

Joanne Conneely
617-730-2415
joanne_conneely@psbma.org

Lawrence School
Mrs. Feltz
617-879-4310

Lincoln School
Mr. Foote
617-879-4610

Driscoll School
Mrs. Gojak
617-879-4266

Heath School
Mrs. Petroski
617-879-4550

Pierce School
617-730-2488

Runkle School
Mrs. Kantardzic
617-879-4679

Brookline High School
Bonnie Hatzieleftheriadis
(617) 713-5115

Baker School
Mary Foote
(617) 879-4511

Upper Devotion
Paulette Paula  
(617) 879-4947

Lower Devotion
Susan Crossley  
(617) 879-4429

MEAL PRICING

K-8
K-8 Breakfast

$1.75
K-8 Lunch $3.25

High School

HS Breakfast

$1.75
HS Lunch $3.50
HS Premium Lunch $4.25
Reduced Price Lunch $0.40
Reduced Price Breakfast $0.30
K-8 Milk & Soy Milk $0.50
100% Juice $0.50

Adult Lunch                                  $4.25

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Local Purchasing

Ingredient Sourcing Emphasizing Local Product Providers

Local purchasing is an important part of our overall purchasing strategy and we therefore partner with local farms and vendors whenever possible. We believe it is important to provide local produce, dairy and other main meal components for increased quality and freshness, and to support our local economies.

We require all our vendors to adhere to the same strict quality guidelines as our regional and national suppliers. One requirement is that farms follow Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), including approved testing of their water quality and irrigation process. We also have safety and packaging expectations that must be in place to ensure that quality and integrity of all products are maintained, as well as HACCP plans, lot traceability, full ingredient and allergen disclosure and satisfactory third party audit results.

Our policy is to source locally whenever available and in season. We currently source an average of 52% of our product mix locally, either through our distributors or by developing partnerships directly with local vendors. Some of the core items sourced locally include produce, dairy, fresh bakery items, juices, water, coffee, pizza dough, beef and poultry, seafood, dressings, pastas and snacks.

Local Massachusetts Farms

We currently source local produce from the following Massachusetts farms when product is available and in season:

  • Chamutka Farm, Conway, MA
  • Ciesluk Farm, South Deerfield, MA
  • Enterprise Farm, Whately, MA
  • Fairview Farm, Whately, MA
  • Four Rex Farm, Hadley, MA
  • Gabriel Farm, Montague, MA
  • Gardner Farm, Montague, MA
  • Harvest Farm, Whately, MA
  • Jamie Bagdon Farm, Sunderland, MA
  • John Bagdon Farm, Sunderland, MA
  • Long Plain Farm, Whately, MA
  • Pepin Farm, Easthampton, MA
  • Scott Tree Farm, Sunderland, MA
  • Telega Farm, Sunderland, MA
  • Twin Oaks Farm, Hadley, MA
  • Warner Farm, Sunderland, MA
  • Wendoloski Farm, Hatfield, MA
  • White Oak Farm, Warren, ME
  • Zuchowski Farm, Hadley, MA
  • Zygmont Farm, Hadley, MA