Ladybug Launch

Biological pest control practices have been put into place, including the release of ladybugs to control aphids and praying mantises to remove other damaging insects.

Food News

Dec 15,2011

Penn's Netter Center is breaking ground -- again.

This time at Bartram's Garden, where the Netter Center's Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative...Read more »

Oct 10,2011

Bon Appetit at Penn Dining is joining with the Fox Leadership Group and students from Mary Summers’ “Politics of Food” class to host the third Annual Food Week at Penn. Food Week focuses on...Read more »

Oct 10,2011

Celebrate the harvest! Stop by the weekly farmers’ markets at University Square. Located on 36th Street between Sansom and Walnut Streets every Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m through November, the...Read more »

Nov 30,2010

Bon Appétit at Penn Dining has launched a new student engagement program called Student Ambassadors. The program is designed to help students learn more about the issues related to the food they...Read more »

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 »

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