Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.11
Liaison R. Johnston
Submission Date March 10, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of Missouri, Kansas City
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.32 / 4.00 R. Kaye Johnston
Sustainability Coordinator
Campus Facilities
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Percentage of dining services food and beverage expenditures that are local and community-based and/or third party verified:
33

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:

Cage Free Eggs
Local Sourced Produce
Local Sourced Meat
Local Sourced Dairy
Sustainably Sources Seafood
Vegetarian Offerings


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)?:
No

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:
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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:
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An inventory, list or sample of on-site franchise, convenience store, vending machine, and/or concessions food and beverage purchases that are sustainably produced:
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A brief description of the sustainable food and beverage purchasing program:

Sodexo purchases produce, dairy and meet from local vendors when available. All eggs purchased are from cage-free sources. Dining Services works with the UMKC Garden Collective to use herbs and produce grown on campus.


A brief description of the methodology used to track/inventory sustainable food and beverage purchases:

Sodexo tracks through their inventory systems all purchases and location of the purchases.


Total annual food and beverage expenditures:
1,489,504 US/Canadian $

Which of the following food service providers are present on campus and included in the total food and beverage expenditure figures?:
Present? Included?
Dining operations and catering services operated by the institution Yes Yes
Dining operations and catering services operated by a contractor Yes Yes
Franchises Yes Yes
Convenience stores Yes Yes
Vending services Yes Yes
Concessions Yes Yes

Has the institution achieved the following?:
Yes or No
Fair Trade Campus, College or University status Yes
Certification under the Green Seal Standard for Restaurants and Food Services (GS-46) Yes
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification Yes
Signatory of the Real Food Campus Commitment (U.S.) Yes

A brief description of other sustainable restaurant and food service standards that the institution’s dining services operations are certified under:

Lean Path Program Commitment on reducing food waste- weighing food waste.


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

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