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March 19, 2014
University of Iowa Hospitals tackle waste issue
When a media report slamming the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for the amount of pre-consumer food waste it generates came out in late 2012, Food and Nutrition Services Director Joan...
March 12, 2014
Metz T.A.S.T.E. reduces waste
Students at Lebanon Valley College, in Annville, Penn., are not wasting away—food waste that is.
March 10, 2014
Loyola Marymount earns green certification
Two of Los Angeles-based Loyola Marymount University’s dining venues earned 3-Star Certification by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA) in December.
March 10, 2014
Remineralizing the soil at Kennesaw State
The culinary and hospitality services division of Kennesaw State University has implemented a remineralization project that it claims has dramatically increased the levels of vitamins and minerals in...
Dec. 11, 2013
District cuts costs by reducing waste
One school district has found a way to make green by going green.
Nov. 29, 2013
Kennesaw State University Creates Sustainability Degree
Kennesaw has become the first U.S. university to offer a bachelor of science degree in culinary sustainability and hospitality. The program will begin this fall, with a goal of 150 students...
Nov. 11, 2013
Farm-to-fork in Peril?
Sometime early in 2014 the rules governing the first major overhaul of U.S. food safety regulations in more than 70 years, known as the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will take effect.
Oct. 9, 2013
Sourcing success at Clarkson University
Main Street Grill offers menu items created with 100% locally sourced products.
Oct. 7, 2013
Meatless Monday Muddle
The Meatless Mondays campaign celebrated its 10th anniversary this year with a minimum of fanfare. But while the media largely ignored the milestone they certainly haven’t ignored the...
Sept. 3, 2013
Taking on Trash
Cal Dining at the University of California, Berkeley, has found a way to reduce food waste with an approach that examines the problem before the first onion is cut or tomato is sliced. ...
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