Sustainability http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6726/more en UC Davis Farm to College Event Celebrates Sustainable Living http://food-management.com/sustainability/uc-davis-farm-college-event-celebrates-sustainable-living <div class="field-byline"> Tara Fitzpatrick </div> <div class="field-deck"> Farm-fresh foods the source of local pride, delicious meal and festival feel. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Farm-fresh foods the source of local pride, delicious meal and festival feel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/sustainability/uc-davis-farm-college-event-celebrates-sustainable-living" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/sustainability/uc-davis-farm-college-event-celebrates-sustainable-living#comments Colleges & Universities Sustainability Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:42:00 +0000 38371 at http://food-management.com Local Seafood in the Spotlight at UNH Dinner http://food-management.com/sustainability/local-seafood-spotlight-unh-dinner <div class="field-byline"> Tara Fitzpatrick </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Students, local fishermen, meet over skate wing tacos, redfish ceviche, and more at Sustainable Seafood Dinner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/sustainability/local-seafood-spotlight-unh-dinner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/sustainability/local-seafood-spotlight-unh-dinner#comments Colleges & Universities Sustainability Private Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:42:00 +0000 36961 at http://food-management.com Students Leading Sustainable Charge http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/students-leading-sustainable-charge <div class="field-deck"> David Schwartz and the Real Food Calculator have made it easy for colleges to measure their sustainable food purchases. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>David Schwartz and the Real Food Calculator have made it easy for colleges to measure their sustainable food purchases.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/students-leading-sustainable-charge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/students-leading-sustainable-charge#comments Colleges & Universities Sustainability Private Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:04:00 +0000 36921 at http://food-management.com <p>20/20 VISION: The goal of the student-led Real Food Challenge is to get colleges to shift $1 billion to sustainable food purchases by 2020.</p> Student Chef Wins Spot on Dining Hall Menu http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-chef-wins-spot-dining-hall-menu <div class="field-deck"> The Green Chef Challenge at UC-Davis promotes healthy eating with student competition to produce a vegetarian dish using a secret ingredient: fennel. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Green Chef Challenge at UC-Davis promotes healthy eating with student competition to produce a vegetarian dish using a secret ingredient: fennel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-chef-wins-spot-dining-hall-menu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-chef-wins-spot-dining-hall-menu#comments Colleges & Universities Nutrition Sustainability Private Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:31:00 +0000 36411 at http://food-management.com Food Hubs Help Solve Local Sourcing Issues http://food-management.com/news-trends/food-hubs-help-solve-local-sourcing-issues <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Consolidated approach delivers reliability, consistency and transparency for operators looking to boost their healthy dining programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/food-hubs-help-solve-local-sourcing-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/food-hubs-help-solve-local-sourcing-issues#comments Procurement News & Trends Sustainability Private Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:13:00 +0000 35831 at http://food-management.com <p>Eric Buzby of A. T. Buzby Farm is a second generation farmer and one of the strongest farm partners of the Common Market food hub in Philadelphia.</p> Common Market Wisconsin Hospital Embraces From-Scratch http://food-management.com/healthcare/wisconsin-hospital-embraces-scratch <div class="field-deck"> Watertown Regional Medical Center has completed transformed the way it sources, prepares and serves food to patients, staff and visitors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Watertown Regional Medical Center has completed transformed the way it sources, prepares and serves food to patients, staff and visitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/wisconsin-hospital-embraces-scratch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/wisconsin-hospital-embraces-scratch#comments Patient Feeding Healthcare Sustainability Private Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:56:00 +0000 34141 at http://food-management.com <p>Watertown Regional Medical Center&rsquo;s onsite dining operation now sources some 50 crops from its own 11,000-sq.ft.</p> Harvard's Dining Halls All Certified Green http://food-management.com/sustainability/harvards-dining-halls-all-certified-green <div class="field-deck"> Each of Harvard's 13 undergrad dining halls make the grade. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>In recognition of Harvard University Dining Services&#39; (HUDS) efforts towards operating efficiently and sourcing sustainable products, each of the undergraduate dining halls have received Green Restaurant Association 2- or 3-star certifications for sustainability.</p> <p>&ldquo;Sustainability is a core value for HUDS,&rdquo; notes Managing Director David P. Davidson. &ldquo;We work continuously to reduce the environmental impact of our kitchens and our menus, with the engagement of our staff and customers in making the daily choices that green our operations.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/sustainability/harvards-dining-halls-all-certified-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/sustainability/harvards-dining-halls-all-certified-green#comments Sustainability Private Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:43:00 +0000 33201 at http://food-management.com <p>ON THE FARM. Harvard Dining Services gains green certification by sourcing local produce, like here at Wilson Farm.</p> Sustainable Seafood on Menu at UMass-Boston http://food-management.com/seafood/sustainable-seafood-menu-umass-boston <div class="field-deck"> Tracking the supply chain from the boat to the table. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tracking the supply chain from the boat to the table.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/seafood/sustainable-seafood-menu-umass-boston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/seafood/sustainable-seafood-menu-umass-boston#comments Colleges & Universities Supplier Seafood Sustainability Private Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:21:00 +0000 33161 at http://food-management.com <p>UMass-Boston Exec. Chef Ernie Quinones (left) of Sodexo with Red&rsquo;s Best Founder Jared Auerbach.</p> Cafeteria Trays Go Sustainable http://food-management.com/sustainability/cafeteria-trays-go-sustainable <div class="field-deck"> The lowly school cafeteria tray is getting renewed attention as school districts seek to become more sustainable and improve their purchasing clout. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The lowly school cafeteria tray is getting renewed attention as school districts seek to become more sustainable and improve their purchasing clout.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/sustainability/cafeteria-trays-go-sustainable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/sustainability/cafeteria-trays-go-sustainable#comments K-12 Schools Recycling Sustainability Private Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:16:00 +0000 33111 at http://food-management.com <p>A biodegradeable tray used by the Hillsborough, FL, district, is color-coded to guide students to meet meal pattern requirements</p> Minding Waste at Hennepin County Medical Center http://food-management.com/sustainability/minding-waste-hennepin-county-medical-center <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Protocol has so far separated out some 75 tons of source-separated organic waste annually from the rest of the trash in the kitchen and dishroom</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/sustainability/minding-waste-hennepin-county-medical-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/sustainability/minding-waste-hennepin-county-medical-center#comments Facilities Management Healthcare Nutrition Sustainability Private Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:49:00 +0000 32511 at http://food-management.com <p>Dining Director Bill Marks of Hennepin County Medical Ctr. with the hospital&rsquo;s rooftop herb garden.</p>