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June 25, 2013
The Big Idea 2013: Stem to Root
We launched a program in our C&U and corporate accounts called Stem to Root. Stem to Root dishes make use of all the edible, healthy parts of local, seasonal produce such as stalks, peels,...
May 13, 2013
Measuring Environmental Practices
Data is a powerful tool, something that managers with Compass Group knew. So they asked the corporate office for an expansion to the company’s FOODprint toolkit, which helps operators track...
May 13, 2013
2013 Goldies: Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville, Ga.
Dave McTigue, culinary and nutrition director for Lanier Village Estates, is always looking for ways to enhance the image and quality of the dining program at this ACTS Retirement Community&mdash...
May 12, 2013
2013 Goldies: North Carolina State University, Raleigh
Getting students engaged was top of mind for the dining services sustainability team when designing the My Roots are at NC State program. The program has two goals—to get students...
Nov. 15, 2012
The Alumni Connection
Dining Services staff at North Carolina State University believe they have the best sustainability program nobody knows about. So staff dietitian Lisa Eberhart, R.D., is leading an effort to change...
Oct. 22, 2012
Hydroponic Garden Spruces Up Space
An empty expanse of windows inspired dining services at Gonzaga University to install a hydroponic garden. Chuck Faulkinberry, resident district manager for Zag Dining by Sodexo at the university,...
Oct. 3, 2012
Back to the Roots
After visiting Burgerville, a sustainable burger concept based in Oregon and Washington, Sue Hawkins, director of University Center Dining Services, decided that was just the kind of concept her...
Aug. 17, 2012
SODO Kitchen Supports Sustainability Mission
Starbucks doesn’t just want to wake up the world with caffeine. The company also has made a commitment to promote its socially responsible practices, a commitment that Bon Appé...
July 18, 2012
Pigs to the Rescue
When the dining department at Western Michigan University was looking at ways to be more environmentally sound regarding food waste, the department’s first choice was a composting program,...
July 16, 2012
The Big Idea: Comprehensive School Dining
The Academy for Global Citizenship opened in 2008. Our whole mission is to focus on positive health and nutrition, environmental sustainability and international mindedness. As part of our mission...
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