Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Malorie Imhoff
Submission Date March 4, 2014
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STARS v1.2

DePauw University
SD-2: Food Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Anthony Baratta
Assistant Director for Sustainability
Academic Affairs
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Are students educated in an academic class about how to make eco-positive food choices?:
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Are students educated in dining facilities about how to make eco-positive food choices?:
Yes

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Bon Appetit incorporates information about making eco-positive choices on signs throughout the cafeteria and provides nutrition information about their food. Bon Appetit's website also has information related to healthy and sustainable choices. www.depauw.cafebonappetit.com and/or www.bamco.com.


Are students educated during orientation about how to make eco-positive food choices?:
Yes

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The Office for Sustainability tables during orientation in the cafeteria to make the first year students aware about the "green" aspects of Bon Appetit's service, including the trayless dining and commitment to buy local food.


Are students educated in other venues about how to make eco-positive food choices?:
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Is there a program by which students are encouraged to and/or taught how to grow their own food?:
Yes

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We were thrilled to have over 200 different students volunteer at the campus farm last year, and an additional 100 students came out to the campus farm for a delicious local meal. Our students helped harvest over 5,000 pounds of food last year!


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