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Liaison Enid Cardinal
Submission Date July 29, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Rochester Institute of Technology
SD-2: Food Education

Status Score Responsible Party
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Senior Sustainability Advisor to the President
Office of the President
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Are students educated in an academic class about how to make eco-positive food choices?:
Yes

Provide a brief description:

Science in the Garden is a class that uses the campus community garden as its laboratory to teach students about sustainable and organic agriculture.


Are students educated in dining facilities about how to make eco-positive food choices?:
Yes

Provide a brief description:

RIT Dining Services, in partnership with RIT sustainability leaders, kicked off our participation in the national Meatless Monday campaign! Look for the Meatless Monday logo next to special meatless dishes in the following doing locations: Brick City Café, RITZ Sports Zone, Commons, Gracie’s, and Café & Market at Crossroads.

http://finweb.rit.edu/diningservices/smartnutrition/meatlessmonday.html


Are students educated during orientation about how to make eco-positive food choices?:
No

Provide a brief description:
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Are students educated in other venues about how to make eco-positive food choices?:
Yes

Provide a brief description:

Field to Table-is an initiative of RIT's Community University Partnerships and connects RIT students with teens to form a leadership Team. They will provide hands-on education for youth and families in NE Rochester at the Children's Garden at 1st Street on growing produce, nutrition, physical activities and exploring the arts and music.


Is there a program by which students are encouraged to and/or taught how to grow their own food?:
Yes

Provide a brief description of the program:

Science in the Garden is a class that uses the campus community garden as its laboratory to teach students about sustainable and organic agriculture through hands on experience.


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