Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.22
Liaison Olivia Wiebe
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Idaho
OP-7: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.61 / 6.00 Kimberly Howe
Director of Marketing and Guest Experience
Idaho Eats
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Percentage of total annual food and beverage expenditures on products that are sustainably or ethically produced:
1.25

Percentage of total annual food and beverage expenditures on plant-based foods:
17.73

An inventory of food and beverage purchases that qualify as sustainably/ethically produced:
A brief description of the methodology used to conduct the inventory, including the timeframe and how representative samples accounted for seasonal variation (if applicable):

The methodology for tracking local sustainable purchases is as follows:
1. Gather all available data from suppliers for the following time period: June 2021 - November 2021, which is the current length of our contract. 2. Determine which products are local/community-based/plant-based or certified using knowledge of the products purchased, item descriptions and information from suppliers.


Website URL where the institution’s validated Real/Good Food Calculator results are publicly posted:
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Which of the following food service providers are present on campus and included in the inventory/assessment?:
Present? Included?
Dining operations and catering services operated by the institution No No
Dining operations and catering services operated by a contractor Yes Yes
Student-run food/catering services No No
Franchises (e.g., regional or global brands) Yes No
Convenience stores Yes No
Vending services Yes No
Concessions Yes No

Total annual dining services budget for food and beverage products:
$1 million - $4.9 million

A brief description of the institution’s sustainable food and beverage purchasing program:
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Website URL where information about the food and beverage purchasing program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Kim Howe, Director of Marketing and Guest Experience; Idaho Eats

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