Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 75.93
Liaison Merry Rankin
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2013
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Iowa State University
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.79 / 6.00 Jamie Lenz
Assistant Director
Campus Dining Services
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Percentage of food expenditures that meet one or more of the criteria for this credit (0 - 100):

A brief description of the sustainable food and beverage purchasing program:

In 2007, Iowa State University’s dining services (ISU Dining) initiated the Farm to ISU program to increase its purchases of local, organic, and alternatively produced agricultural products. Since then ISU Dining staff has built relationships with many farmers and agricultural organizations in order to fulfill the overall mission of the Farm to ISU program, which is to strengthen Iowa’s agricultural economy. To date, Farm to ISU is in its 5th year.

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

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.