Food News

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

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 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 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 »

Nov 25,2009

Christine Burns Rudalevige, Philadelphia Inquirer -- "This is just the best way to do food. It hits on taste, nutrition, and the environment," said Marie Witt, vice president of the...Read more »

Nov 24,2009

Almanac -- In July, Penn welcomed Bon Appétit, recognized both for its culinary expertise and as a pioneer in environmentally sound food policies to our campus. Bon’s Appétit’s mission of...Read more »

Nov 1,2009

Claire Connelly, Grid Magazine -- The local food movement is reaching beyond Philadelphia’s progressive cafés into one of our oldest institutions.
 

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The 2014 Power Down Challenge resulted in a combined savings of over 35,000 kWh across campus –enough to power 3.3 homes’ electricity for one year.

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