pin 626 West 25th Avenue Torrington, WY 82240

Food & Nutrition Services

Essert, Patty
Patty Essert

Food and Nutrition Services Director
Phone: (307) 532 - 2171
Fax: (307) 532 - 7085


Goshen County School District will be offering Free Meals to all children 1  - 18 years of age beginning June 1 and continuing through July 30, 2021. Adults may purchase a meal as well; an adult breakfast will be $2.50 and an adult lunch will be $3.50.

If your child has special dietary concerns please contact Patty (see contact information above) and she will work with you and the school nurse to provide a meal.

Important: There will be no services July 1 through July 5, 2021.

There are 5 locations in Torrington for parents to pick up meals for their child(ren) and also locations in Lingle and Fort Laramie.
This will be a grab and go operation and children do not need to be present to receive a meal.

Pick up locations and times are as follows:

  • Trail Elementary - 1601 East M Street, Torrington - 11:15am - 12:45pm
  • Torrington High School - 2300 West C Street, Torrington - 11:25am - 12:20pm
  • Riverside Church of Christ - 615 Main Street, Torrington - 11:05am - 11:20am
  • Pioneer Park - 500 Block West 15th Street, Torrington - 11:30am - 11:45am
  • Jirdon Park - on the corner of East 25th and East F Street, Torrington - 12:15pm (noon) - 12:30pm
  • Lingle Schools - 404 3rd Street, Lingle - 11:25am - 11:40am
  • Fort Laramie Community Center - 102 West Otis, Fort Laramie - 10:55am - 11:10am
For residents of the southern communities in Goshen County, we will be delivering meals weekly. Each pack will include 6 breakfasts and 6 lunches for each child in your household ages 1 - 18.

If you would like to participate in this program and live in the LaGrange School area or Southeast School area, please contact Patty at the number or email listed below to make arrangements.

Please feel free to contact GCSD central office with any further questions/concerns or email Patty.

Food Service Menus

My School Bucks/My School Apps


MySchoolBucks - click on icon above to make online lunch payments.


Goshen County School District is excited to offer MySchoolApps as a way to apply for free and reduced meal benefits. 

The information you provide is completely confidential and secure. When you apply, notification of status will be sent to you via email, if you provide an address, or through the mail. 

You may apply from the comfort of your home, or if you wish, stop by one of our schools as kiosks will be available for your use.


ChooseMyPlate_gov 2020MyPlate is a reminder to find your healthy eating style and build it throughout your lifetime. Everything you eat and drink matters. The right mix can help you be healthier now and in the future. This means:

  • Focus on variety, amount, and nutrition.
  • Choose foods and beverages with less saturated fat, sodium, and added sugars.
  • Start with small changes to build healthier eating styles.
  • Support healthy eating for everyone.
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