UMSFP 2016-2017 Annual Report

Release Date: 
4/29/2016
Highlights:
  • "Food Literacy for All" class modeled a "university-community partnership". There was a 20% increase in the belief among students that community engagement is important in making our food system stronger.
  • 47% of underrepresented students are interested in the Food minor.
  • UMSFP mission for the future; growing the impact of the Campus Farm, and more.
  • GAP Certification - Campus Farm sells to MDining!
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UMSFP 2015-2016 Annual Report
Highlights:
  • 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.
 
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