UMSFP 2015-2016 Annual Report

Release Date: 
4/29/2016
Check out some of the highlights of the U-M Sustainable Food Program 2015-16 Annual Report.
  • Food Recovery Network donated 6,985 pounds of food from Michigan Dining to Food Gatherers, effectively diverting it from the landfill as food waste.
  • The monthly student food pantry Maize and Blue Cupboard received a Planet Blue Student Innovation Fund grant and more than tripled its patrons, now serving 159 people per month.
  • The Campus Farm logged 1086 volunteer hours, and received a Planet Blue Student Innovation Fund grant to install a hoophouse and wash station.
  • President Mark Schlissel announced support for UMSFP as a part of our campus sustainability efforts, awarding funding in the amount of $75,000 a year for three years.
 
Click here to download the full report.