Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.16
Liaison Michael Gulich
Submission Date March 27, 2013
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Purdue University
PAE-T2-12: Farmers' Market

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Michael Gulich
Director of University Sustainability
University Sustainability
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Does the institution host a farmers' market for the community?:

A brief description of the farmers’ market:

Since 2010, Purdue has partnered with Greater Lafayette Commerce to bring sustainable food offerings to students and staff. Each Thursday from mid-May to late October, local vendors sell fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, jams and jellies, fresh kettle-popped corn, homemade crafts, and annual and perennial plants. The number of growers and amount of produce on a given day depends on the natural progression of the growing season (list of offerings is available online). New changes this year include locally grown lunch offerings, occasional entertainment and a more pedestrian friendly location in the heart of campus, with access to green spaces and benches.

The website URL where information about the market is available:

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