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Dining hall takes part in Meatless Monday initiative

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.
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...

Real Food Challenge reaches goal three years early

PHIL CARRUTHERS | The Vermont Cynic
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.
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...

Real Food priority for new group

Real Food priority for new group
May 4, 2016

A new initiative has been created to improve the quality of food at UVM. The Real Food Working Group, a group of students, faculty, staff, administration and University Dining representatives, is...

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...

University hosts food summit

Camilla Broccolo October 23, 2015

UVM’s Real Food Challenge organization held its first-ever summit in the Davis Center Oct. 16-18. The Real Food Challenge is a student run initiative. The purpose is to change the sourcing of food...

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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