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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Sophomore Margaret Thomson tables outside of Central Campus Dining Hall for Meatless Mondays April 25, 2017. Green Mountain Veggies is starting Meatless Mondays at UVM dining halls on a small scale Nov. 12 and 26 as well as Dec. 3 and 10.

Dining hall takes part in Meatless Monday initiative

Lee Hughes and Rachel Halpern November 26, 2018

Redstone Dining Hall served dinner as usual Nov. 12, but with one significant change: there was no meat. Green Mountain Veggies, a UVM club promoting eco-consciousness, is enacting its vision for Meatless...

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President Tom Sullivan announces that UVM has surpassed the Real Food Challenge of 20 percent real on-campus food. Since exceeding the goal, UVM has now pledged to have 25 percent real food by 2020.

Real Food Challenge reaches goal three years early

John Riedel, Senior Staff Writer May 1, 2017

UVM has reached its real food challenge goal three years ahead of schedule.   Currently, UVM serves 21 percent real food, three years ahead of its goal of 20 percent by 2020. It has established...

No differences between UVM dining and Sodexo

November 5, 2015

Sodexo will be facing big changes in the next five years following feedback from students, staff and faculty.Many students are unaware there is no difference between UVM dining and Sodexo, they said.“We...

Sodexo’s progress to be evaluated by team

October 27, 2015

A team is being created to evaluate Sodexo’s progress on new goals outlined in the recent contract.Spearheaded by Assistant Dean for Business Operations Dennis DePaul, the Dining Implementation Team...

New dining contract released

Courtney Cunningham October 22, 2015

Sodexo is operating fewer locations on campus and making room for more local businesses. There have been some big changes in dining options, sustainability initiatives and real food goals at UVM, according...

Group aims to educate students about source of food

Courtney Cunningham September 29, 2015

Students in UVM food justice clubs are reconnecting with  their food. The Real Food Revolution is a UVM group dealing with issues facing the Real Food Challenge, as well as educating students on where...

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