Food News

Sep 23,2010

On September 28th, Bon Appétit at Penn Dining will be hosting Penn’s second annual Eat Local Challenge. Penn dining halls will feature lunch options made with ingredients from within 150 miles of...Read more »

Jul 26,2010

The Penn Garden has recently been attracting the attention of the local press! Visit the links below to read more about the latest successful Penn...Read more »

Apr 15,2010

Finding fresh, local foods is now easier than ever on Penn’s campus and across the City of Philadelphia. This summer, University City will boast three farmers’ markets, so stop by to get your...Read more »

Apr 15,2010

Bon Appétit at Penn Dining is helping diners protect the planet this Earth Day one forkful at a time by hosting its first annual Low Carbon Diet Day at Penn on Thursday, April 22 (Earth Day)....Read more »

Mar 1,2010

Molly Petrilla, The Pennsylvania Gazette -- Remember the dining halls? You can still get a burger and fries, but pretty much everything else has changed.

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Feb 9,2010

Becki Steinberg, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Penn Dining has launched its Scrape Bucket Campaign — a five-day challenge to track and reduce food waste in Penn dining halls. From Monday...Read more »

Feb 2,2010

Bon Appétit at Penn Dining recently kicked off food waste composting in dining halls across the campus, an initiative that will divert an estimated 400 tons of food scraps from landfills annually...Read more »

Feb 2,2010

From February 1-5, Bon Appétit at Penn Dining will sponsor Food Week, a series of events to promote healthy diet choices and awareness about what exactly happens to your food before it hits your...Read more »

Feb 1,2010

Becki Steinberg, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Few hungry students are concerned where their food is coming from — they are more interested in where it’s going......Read more »

Dec 7,2009

It can be difficult to buy local food in the winter months, as farmers’ markets are few and far between. One convenient option is the Philadelphia Winter Harvest, a buying club that runs from...Read more »

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