Nurturing sustainability through local food
As the University moves towards more sustainable practices across the board, several faculty and students have started to focus on bringing local foods to Grounds. University Dining, the University Committee on Sustainability and Greens to Grounds all focus on developing a growing awareness of sustainability and its impact on the greater Charlottesville community and environment.
Local Produce in Dining Halls
Although the University dining halls have always sourced local food, they have been working to grow the program in recent years, leading to items in dining halls increasingly being marketed as “local.” Specifically, University Dining not only seeks to source more fresh, local foods, but also to make sure students are aware of these options.
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