Food News

Jul 8,2013

In April, the School of Arts & Sciences hosted a one-hour workshop on the basics of home composting, open to the entire Penn community. The workshop was held at The...Read more »

Jul 8,2013

Buying local and fresh has long been part of Bon Appétit’s commitment to the Penn community. One part of this arrangement sources baked goods from the...Read more »

Jul 2,2013

Groups participating in the Green Office program are making a commitment to understand and...Read more »

Apr 16,2013

The Penn Green Campus Partnership has awarded four Green Fund grants for Spring 2013, bringing the total number of funded projects to 49. Read more »

Mar 20,2013

Students' daily choices impact the University's overall sustainability initiatives. With the enthusiastic involvement of Stouffer College House, the Green Campus Partnership has introduced the ...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

Since coming to campus in 2009, Bon Appétit has built strong relationships with local farmers to increase the amount of produce, meat and dairy that comes from farms within 150 miles of Penn's...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

Fresh food vendors are scheduled to return to the corner of 36th and Walnut Sts. beginning on May 1. Beechwood Orchards and Big Sky Bread have signed on to return for another season, and will be...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

As part of a new policy announced early in 2012, Bon Appétit will, by 2015, source all of its pre-cracked (liquid) eggs from hens living in cage-free farms – numbering 11 million eggs annually....Read more »

Dec 20,2012

The concept of food sovereignty is brought to life at Bartram’s Farm in neighboring Southwest Philadelphia. The farm is just one part of the Community Farm and Food Resource Center at Bartram’s...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

Four more sustainable projects will have a genesis on Penn’s campus, thanks to the University’s Green Fund. These newly green-lighted projects include food waste composting at the Penn Museum and...Read more »

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