Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.51
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date July 31, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
SD-2: Food Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Stephanie Lage
Assistant Director
Ctr for Sustainable Environment
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Are students educated in an academic class about how to make eco-positive food choices?:
Yes

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Humanity in the Food Web
The human food web is the complex network of technologies, environments, people, and social institutions that produces, processes, and distributes the world's food supply. Students will study the food webs of the past, present, and future and will explore various human roles, including their own, in the global technology-environment-society-food system. Course topics include domestication, mechanization, urbanization, the green revolution, biotechnology, food safety, the environment, and appropriate technologies for developing countries.


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

Provide a brief description:

All local foods are labeled as such.


Are students educated during orientation about how to make eco-positive food choices?:
Yes

Provide a brief description:

CSE booth at Quad day - bookmark identifying local food options in the region.


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

AgroEcology and Sustainable Agriculture Program, Sustainable Student Farm volunteer programs


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