Compost Tea

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

News

Ivies and Elite Institutions Top the 2009 College Sustainability Report Card

September 24, 2008

"Only five of the 15 top-rated schools are from the Ivy League: Brown, Columbia, and Harvard Universities, Dartmouth College, and the University of Pennsylvania."

Chronicle of Higher Education

Fact

The average distance food travels from farm to plate is 1,500 miles.

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