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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...
July 11, 2012
Nutrition education is becoming an increasingly important aspect for child nutrition directors. With the new meal regulations in effect as of July 1, school meals must now include a wider variety of...
June 13, 2012
Nevada-Reno Goes Into Farm Business
This fall, the University of Nevada at Reno will join the ranks of those institutions of higher education that grow some of their own produce. A demonstration farm is planned on land located at UNR...
May 9, 2012
Sustainability in Practice
This month FSD takes a look at how operators are employing sustainability initiatives. From bottled water bans and bus farms to turning food scraps into fuel, non-commercial directors are taking a...
May 9, 2012
Sustainability in Practice: Fair, Farm Partnership Increase Local Purchases
At Montana State University, in Bozeman, dining services’ local purchasing program, called Montana Made, now purchases 23% of its products locally. Anna Diffenderfer, Montana Made program...
May 9, 2012
Sustainability in Practice: Texas A&M Research Turns Food Scraps to Fuel
David Riddle, executive director for University Dining at Texas A&M University, in College Station, was in the right place at the right time when he was working at his prior job at the...
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