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Penn treats the campus soil, grass, and plants with compost tea -- an organic alternative to chemical fertilizers

Food News

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 »

Oct 31,2012

Due to office closures related to Hurricaine Sandy, the Fall 2012 Green Fund deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND AT 5PM.

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Oct 26,2012

Sustainability efforts at the University of Pennsylvania were featured in an October report on WHYY. This story was carried by a number of NPR stations nationwide.

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Oct 10,2012

Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar is now open at 40th and Walnut Streets, offering the...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

When you bite into a pineapple, you know it wasn't grown in Pennsylvania or New Jersey - but...Read more »

Mar 1,2012

Penn Appétit, Penn’s student-run food magazine, will host the...Read more »

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Penn Park has added more than 22 acres of green space to Penn’s urban campus.

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