|Overall Rating||Bronze - expired|
|Submission Date||Dec. 18, 2015|
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing
|0.80 / 4.00||
Sustainable Operations Coordinator
Percentage of dining services food and beverage expenditures that are local and community-based and/or third party verified:
A copy of an inventory, list or sample of sustainable food and beverage purchases:
An inventory, list or sample of sustainable food and beverage purchases:
Fresh Produce: Apples, peaches, tomatoes, peppers, carrots, lettuces, fresh herbs, micro greens. Dairy: Milk and Cheese. Meats: All turkey used is free range and locally produced in Southwest Michigan.
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)?:
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:
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:
An inventory, list or sample of on-site franchise, convenience store, vending machine, and/or concessions food and beverage purchases that are sustainably produced:
A brief description of the sustainable food and beverage purchasing program:
We have a relationship with Testa Produce who automatically provides local produce whenever available. They do business with farms in Southeast Wisconsin, Northern Illinois and Southwest Michigan.
A brief description of the methodology used to track/inventory sustainable food and beverage purchases:
All local food items are marked as such on our provider invoices.
Total annual food and beverage expenditures:
Which of the following food service providers are present on campus and included in the total food and beverage expenditure figures?:
|Dining operations and catering services operated by the institution||---||---|
|Dining operations and catering services operated by a contractor||---||---|
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:
The website URL where information about the institution's sustainable food and beverage purchasing efforts is available:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.