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Liaison David Petree
Submission Date Dec. 8, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Guilford College
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Snehal Deshmukh
Director of Dining Services
Dining Services
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Percentage of dining services food and beverage expenditures that are local and community-based and/or third party verified:
42

A copy of an inventory, list or sample of sustainable food and beverage purchases:
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An inventory, list or sample of sustainable food and beverage purchases:

Beef from Tomahawk Farms, A wide variety of vegetables from the Guilford College Farm, A variety of dairy products from Homeland Creamery.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (food and beverage expenditures for on-site franchises, convenience stores, vending services, or concessions)?:
No

Percentage of on-site franchise, convenience store, vending services, and concessions food and beverage purchases that are local and community-based and/or third party verified:
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A copy of an inventory, list or sample of on-site franchise, convenience store, vending machine, and/or concessions food and beverage purchases that are sustainably produced:
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An inventory, list or sample of on-site franchise, convenience store, vending machine, and/or concessions food and beverage purchases that are sustainably produced:
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A brief description of the sustainable food and beverage purchasing program:

The list of vendors above provide their goods using sustainable methods. Each are local businesses. The contract under which dining services operates dictates the purchase of 40% local, sustainable foods. Approximately 15% of these purchases come directly from the college farm. The farm uses sustainable agricultural methods of production. Tomahawk Farms produces grass feed beef on a sustainable farm. Homeland Creamery produces dairy products on a sustainable farm.


A brief description of the methodology used to track/inventory sustainable food and beverage purchases:

A spreadsheet is maintained that breaks down purchases based on local, organic and natural. Based on invoices.


Total annual food and beverage expenditures:
1200000 US/Canadian $

Which of the following food service providers are present on campus and included in the total food and beverage expenditure figures?:
Present? Included?
Dining operations and catering services operated by the institution No No
Dining operations and catering services operated by a contractor Yes Yes
Franchises No No
Convenience stores No No
Vending services Yes Yes
Concessions Yes No

Has the institution achieved the following?:
Yes or No
Fair Trade Campus, College or University status No
Certification under the Green Seal Standard for Restaurants and Food Services (GS-46) No
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification No
Signatory of the Real Food Campus Commitment (U.S.) No

A brief description of other sustainable restaurant and food service standards that the institution’s dining services operations are certified under:
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The website URL where information about the institution's sustainable food and beverage purchasing efforts is available:

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