Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 47.65
Liaison Jennifer Sanchez
Submission Date March 2, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California State University, Bakersfield
IN-26: Innovation C

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Evelyn Young Spath, Ed.D.
Chief of Staff to the President
Office of the President
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
CSUB Pop-Up Pantry

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

The CSUB Food Pantry Coordinator and Edible Garden Coordinator have partnered with Kaiser Permanente and the AppleCore Project to receive unsold produce from the Farmers Market sited at Kaiser Permanente less than 1/4 mile from the campus. The produce supplies a “Pop-Up Pantry” on campus in conjunction with the campus Food Pantry.

CSUB Food Pantry users have inquired about adding fresh fruits and vegetables to our current offerings. Keeping that feedback in mind, the Pop-Up Produce Pantry weekly provides the more nutritious choices to our pantry users. The Pop-Up Produce Pantry is operated by the food pantry coordinator, graduate student leaders, and volunteers and will be modeled after the proven success of the CSUB Food Pantry’s daily operations.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Public Engagement
Food & Dining
Wellbeing & Work

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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