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Overall Score
Liaison Keisha Payson
Submission Date Nov. 22, 2011
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Bowdoin College
OP-6: Food Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Keisha Payson
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Mgmt
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Percentage of food expenditures that meet one or more of the criteria for this credit (0 - 100):

The Website URL where information about the institution's sustainable food procurement efforts is available:

16% of food supplied to the Dining Halls is USDA certified organic. Much of the organic produce is supplied from Bowdoin's own certified organic garden, which is managed by a full-time Garden Manager that works in Dining Service.

30% of food supplied to the dining halls is local, coming from throughout Northern New England, including, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont.

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