Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.20
Liaison Eric Boles
Submission Date March 8, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Arkansas
OP-7: Low Impact Dining

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.18 / 3.00 Kim Johnson
coordinator for community affairs
Chartwells
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Percentage of total dining services food purchases comprised of conventionally produced animal products:
27.30

A brief description of the methodology used to track/inventory expenditures on animal products:

Food Buy tracks purchasing and reports it back to Compass/Chartwells corporate. The percentage above does not include eggs or dairy.


Does the institution offer diverse, complete-protein vegan dining options at all meals in at least one dining facility on campus?:
Yes

Does the institution provide labels and/or signage that distinguishes between vegan, vegetarian (not vegan), and other items?:
Yes

Are the vegan options accessible to all members of the campus community?:
Yes

A brief description of the vegan dining program, including availability, sample menus, signage and any promotional activities (e.g. “Meatless Mondays”):

Vegan foods are offered in each of the food courts and food items are labeled by attribute.


A brief description of other efforts the institution has made to reduce the impact of its animal-derived food purchases:

Adhering to the 2015 10% reduction in purchasing of red meat. Our locations are serving more Tyson chicken (locally purchased) and sustainably caught seafood as compared to last year.


The website URL where information about the vegan dining program is available:
Annual dining services expenditures on food:
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Annual dining services expenditures on conventionally produced animal products:
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Annual dining services expenditures on sustainably produced animal products:
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