Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.55
Liaison Keaton Schrank
Submission Date Aug. 16, 2022

STARS v2.2

Westminster College - Utah
IN-7: Community Garden

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Keaton Schrank
Environmental Center Manager
Environmental Center
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A brief description of the institution’s community garden:

Westminster's organic garden is a space for students to collectively grow, eat, and learn more about fresh and healthy food. The garden includes raised vegetable beds, a teaching/gathering space, a permaculture spiral, and compost tumblers. Student employees and volunteers plant and maintain the garden. Anyone from the campus community and beyond can join garden workdays to learn more about growing food and build community. On harvest days, fresh produce is available to volunteers, from both campus and the community, and surplus produce is donated to The Purple Basket, Westminster's food and basic needs pantry located on the first floor of Carleson Hall. The Purple Basket ensures consistent access to nourishing and affordable food options on campus.


Website URL where information about the community garden is available:
Estimated number of individuals that use the institution’s community garden annually:
70

Additional documentation to support the submission:
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