Food News

Nov 5,2013

Penn’s Facilities & Real Estate Services Division works continually enhance the retail offerings at Penn and respond to changing market conditions. Student and community interest in an...Read more »

Aug 24,2015

Composting bins arrived for the retail restaurants along 40th Street in April, so that these businesses might begin to align their operations with the Waste Minimization recommendations in the ...Read more »

Apr 13,2015

“Spring finally may be here! For a while, it was hard to imagine sunny warm days and fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, but it seems we’ve made it through winter,” said Kristy Crocetto,...Read more »

Apr 13,2015

Last spring Penn students from Professor Mary Summers’ Politics of Food Class approached Penn Dining and its food service provider Bon Appetit about working with Feeding America, a national...Read more »

Dec 2,2014

Braving a damp, drizzly day, volunteers joined Penn’s Urban Park staff to plant trees as part of a new fruit orchard in Penn Park.  Designed for research, this orchard will be used to study the...Read more »

Dec 2,2014

The partnership between Penn and the Philadelphia Orchard Project continues to grow.  In September, nearly 20 volunteers joined POP staff to pick close...Read more »

Nov 13,2014

The Climate Action Plan 2.0 report released in October 2014 highlighted many achievements on the first five years of Penn's Climate Action Plan, 2009-2014. Read more »

Oct 2,2014

Volunteers Invited for 10/23 1 PM Planting Event. On Thursday, October 23, staff of the University’s Facilities & Real Estate Services Division and the Philadelphia Orchard Project invite Penn students, staff, faculty and friends to help get the new orchard into the ground. A planting workshop at 1 PM will be followed by a working event where trained Penn and POP staff and volunteers will dig holes and plant the trees and bushes.Read more »

luscious crabapples
Sep 24,2014

Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project on Saturday, September 27 for a CRABAPPLE HARVEST around the Penn campus. 
The group will meet at St. Mary's Church @ UPenn, 3916 Locust Walk, West...Read more »

Aug 14,2014

Farm-fresh fruit and vegetables, breads and baked goods, and gourmet chocolates are just a sampling of the tasty offerings available at the farmers market located centrally on campus near the Penn...Read more »

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