Food News

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 »

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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Oct 8,2009

September's Eat Local Challenge was just one of the many sustainability initiatives that have been adopted by Penn Dining since partnering with Bon Appétit Management Company, the University's new...Read more »

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