UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA DULUTH -
For students, staff, faculty and guests of UMD interested in up-to-date information on:Fresh vegetables available in dining locations from the Sustainable Agriculture Project UMD farm, Healthy choices, Food-sensitivity friendly food options and information, food allergen information, new items, Events related to food and food sustainability and much more!
Be you student, staff or faculty, we want to hear what you
have to say!
further may earn you the chance to win gift certificates to Whole Foods Co-op,
Duluth Grill, Sara's Table, How Sweet It Is Bakery and our very own Dining
I am an intern with Health Services as a Community Health
Education Major here at UMD. Part of my internship has been to create a survey
that will help inform Health Services of food trends, needs and interests of
those at UMD.
My goal is to not only reach those who participate in the
dining locations at UMD but also those who do not for what ever reason.We'd like to know what you would like to see,
your needs and how you might be served better. Don't feel shy about telling us
what you like either!We LOVE to know
what is working too!
The survey takes about 7 minutes... it will be open until
Friday May 24th.(I know it is a crazy
time with finals... just don't forget!
This Thursday May 9th, the Dining Center will be going
All day the trays will be removed from use*.
This event is
designed to promote sustainability in our community and on campus by
Each tray that is not used saves 1/3-1/2 gallon of
Food waste is also reduced by an average of 1.2-1.8 ounces per
meal per person.
Give it a chance and support sustainability!
will be available in special instances upon request and for those with
The water saving statistics surprised me. I can certainly see how the lack of tray's might naturally influence our carrying capacity and adjust what we bring to our dining table.
What do YOU think? Do you have any thoughts related to your experience eating in the D.C. on trayless days? How did it change what or how much you chose to eat or took to your table? Did it change your consumption amount or the amount you threw away?