|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||June 17, 2013|
SD-3: Food and Beverage Purchases
Associate Professor / Chair Committee on Sustainability 2012-2013
The percentage of food and beverage expenditures that were processed within 100 miles of the institution by a company that is not publicly traded:
The percentage of food and beverage expenditures that were grown within 100 miles of the institution:
List what tool your institution is using to track this information (e.g. Center for Environmental Farming Systems or CBORD):
List items procured for dining services from on-campus organic garden(s):
Lawrence students maintain a garden on a ¼ acre plot of land located at the bottom of Union Hill and Lawe Street. A wide range of produce is grown without the use of pesticides. The produce grown in the garden is sold to Lawrence’s dining service, Bon Appetit, and used in the student cafeteria. These finances allow SLUG to pursue new projects and pay student workers to maintain the garden during the summer.
The percentage of total food and beverage expenditures spent by dining services to procure items from on-campus organic garden(s):
List all Fair Trade certified items purchased:
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