As an environmentalist, amatuer chef, and local food enthusiast, sustainability issues surrounding food production have recently peaked my interest.
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Real Food Challenge
October 17, 2015 to October 18, 2015
Dudley H. Davis Student Center
Olivia Percoco (olivia,firstname.lastname@example.org) or James McCoy (email@example.com)
At a ceremony held on campus today, the University of Vermont announced it was only the fifth school in the nation, and the first large university east of California, to sign on to a program launched last fall called the Real Food Campus Commitment. UVM students were instrumental in advocating for UVM’s participation.
By signing the commitment, UVM pledges to serve 20 percent “real food” at all its campus food outlets by 2020. Real food is defined as that which is locally grown, fair trade, of low environmental impact and/or humanely produced.