Universities strive for sustainable dining
A Sierra Club article mentioned UCLA's ongoing efforts to make eating on campus more environmentally friendly.
...Many colleges, including Dartmouth and UCLA, are trying to make student dining more environmentally friendly. Buying produce from local family farms has become a popular option in the collegiate quest for sustainability, especially for universitites in rural areas. By buying local, schools support small organic farms and reduce the emissions caused by long-distance freighting.
To read the full article on the Sierra Club website by Colin Griffin click here.
Published: Thursday, June 30, 2011