Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.70
Liaison Whitney Crooks
Submission Date April 27, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Red River College Polytechnic
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.36 / 6.00 Sara MacArthur
Sustainability Manager
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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:

Local foods at RRC are defined as grown within 250 miles of the institution, and some of the local and/or organic options are third party certified by the Canada Food Inspection Agency.

The beets, carrots, and garlic are sourced both locally and grown using organic methods. Green beans are organically grown. A number of other vegetables are also locally sourced: apple cider; honey; yellow beans; brussel sprouts; green cabbage; cauliflower; rainbow chard; corn; cucumbers; dill; italian parsley; black, green, and purple kale; red and yellow onions; red potatoes; pumpkin; raspberries; spinach; squash; tomatoes; yellow and green zucchini.

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

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