Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.92
Liaison Nick Cookson
Submission Date June 20, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Sewanee - The University of the South
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.48 / 6.00 Amy Turner
Director of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
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Percentage of food expenditures that meet one or more of the criteria for this credit (0 - 100):
4

A brief description of the sustainable food and beverage purchasing program:

Sewanee is currently expanding the amount of local and organic food we purchase. By going to self-operating for our dining halls, we have increased our ability to work with both our own farm and local growers through groups like the Food Hub. The hope is to expand to the highest possible percentage of local and organic food as is possible in the Middle Tennessee region.


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