Nutrition Services


Sheryl Gilmore
Food Service Director

Wellness Policy


CN Food Service Staff
Diane Brown
Missy Bitters
Caroline Sorem
Robin Thomas

food logoSummer Food Programs are available!
There are places you can take your children to this summer so they can receive free meals. The surrounding areas are:
Marshalltown Comm. School District, 1002 South 3rd Ave., Marshalltown, Iowa 50158 – Lynn Large 641-754-1185 x6120
Nevada Comm. School District, 1035 15th St., Nevada, Iowa 50201 – David Schmitz 515-382-3521 x350
Youth & Shelter Services, 420 Kellogg P.O Box 1628, Ames, Iowa 50010 – Gerri Bugg 515-232-4332 x4455

Colo-Nesco Bakery
The Colo-NESCO school kitchen is proud to offer bakery items for sale to the public. Orders will be taken until Thursday at 2 p.m. Your freshly baked goods will be available for pick-up on Friday between the hours of 11a.m and 3:45p.m. Cash or check will be accepted when you pick-up your order. Available Items and ordering information here.

Meal Information

All of our Breakfasts are served with 100% Fruit Juice and strawberry, chocolate,  1/2 pint Skim or 1%.

All of our lunches include: Strawberry, Chocolate, 1/2 pint Skim or 1%. Additional milk cartons = $.45

Cereal alternate offered daily.

Ash Wednesday: There will be a fish sandwich offered every Friday until Easter.

Fruit and vegetable selections are offered with all meals. Additional fruits and vegetables may be offered at some meals.

Salad Bar is available in Colo Monday – Friday
Salad Bar is available in Zearing on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays

2016 – 2017 District Menu










USDA Nondiscrimination Statement:
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442: or

(3) email:

Iowa Nondiscrimination Statement:
“It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in his programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St. Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; website:”