University of Vermont

Food Systems Initiative

Our Campus Food System

On campus dining

We see UVM’s food system as a living laboratory for understanding the connections between production, distribution, consumption, and sustainability. In 2012, UVM signed the Real Food Campus Commitment, solidifying the institution’s support for the development of a sustainable, local, fair, and humane food system. The Real Food Working Group, in collaboration with University Dining Services, is working to implement the commitment.

Student activities

UVM offers students the opportunity to take leadership and build skills through extracurricular activities and clubs:

Campus infrastructure

UVM is also investing in food production infrastructure and renewable energy through the Clean Energy Fund:


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