|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||Oct. 8, 2012|
Northern Arizona University
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing
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Sustainability Specialist: NAU Campus Dining
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Stern Produce is a local Arizona food distributor we buy a majority of our produce from. We are actively working with Stern and our other food providers to accurately track which farm our produce is being harvested from. NAU sits at 7,000 feet elevation with dynamic weather patterns year around; this forces many Arizona farmers to grow farther south out of our 250 mile radius. We regularly purchase organic spring mix salad mix, Arizona grown fruits and vegetables when available. Our milk comes from Shamrock Farms an Arizona dairy which is rBST free. However without an efficient system to record which farm our produce is coming from a percentage is difficult to estimate.
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