Healthy Environment: Sustainable Food

Goal: Purchase 20% of U-M Food in Accordance with Sustainable Food Purchasing Guidelines.




U-M's Sustainable Food Purchasing Guideline was developed by staff from the U-M Food Team, with assistance from the Graham Sustainability Institute and the Office of Campus Sustainability. The guidelines define measurable sustainable food purchasing practices, how to increase sustainable food choices on campus, educating the campus community, and communicating to our food suppliers that sustainability is an important consideration for the university.

U-M estimates that in FY 2016, 12.1% of U-M food purchases met the definition for sustainable food as defined in the guideline.

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