Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.84
Liaison Adrienne Schwarte
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Maryville College
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.13 / 4.00 Adrienne Schwarte
Associate Professor of Design, Coordinator of Sustainability Studies Minor
Fine Arts & Sustainability Studies
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Percentage of dining services food and beverage expenditures that are local and community-based and/or third party verified:
2

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:

Local Business Partnerships and Suppliers:
HT Hackney (c-store Vendor)
Mayfield Dairy (milk, cheese, dairy products, and icecream
Richy Cream Donuts (donuts)
Vienna Coffee - Locally roasted coffee (sustainable coffee products)
EcoRich Farm (fresh hydroponic produce)
Rocky Park Farm (fresh organic produce)


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)?:
Yes

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:
3.55

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:

Snapea Crisps (Non-GMO), Boar's Head Hummus (Non-GMO Certified), Naked Juices (Non-GMO), Sabra Hummus (Made in the USA and Gluten Free), Clif Bar (Made with Organic Rolled Oats);


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

Direct purchasing from local farms and dairy:
EcoRich Farm
Rocky Park Farm
Mayfield Dairy


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

We have no designated procedure for tracking local purchases, information was received from conversations with the MC Dining Service Providers.


Total annual food and beverage expenditures:
1,015,000 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 Yes Yes
Vending services Yes ---
Concessions Yes ---

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

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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