Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.24
Liaison Rob Andrejewski
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Richmond
OP-7: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.06 / 6.00 Rob Andrejewski
Director of Sustainability
Office for Sustainability
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Percentage of total annual food and beverage expenditures on products that are sustainably or ethically produced:
6.06

Percentage of total annual food and beverage expenditures on plant-based foods:
23.21

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):

This inventory included purchases for residential (Heilman Dining Center) and retail (Lou's, Organic Krush, Passport Cafe, Tyler's, 8:15, and the Cellar from January to December 2021.

Information was provided by Josh Wroniewicz, Director, Business Office for Campus Business Services


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 Yes Yes
Dining operations and catering services operated by a contractor No No
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:
$5 million - $9.9 million

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

"Dining Services works to purchase "local and community-based" fruits and vegetables (seasonally available), local tofu, and local dairy products. Dining Services also works with our seafood vendor, Profish, to source "Best Choice" seafood options under the Seafood Watch criteria. Organic Krush Café, located in the new Well-Being Center, specializes in organic options as well as high-quality gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan bakery items for breakfast, lunch and dinner and brunch on the weekends


Website URL where information about the food and beverage purchasing program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Information provided by Josh Wroniewicz, Director, Business Office for Campus Business Services

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