In response to student demand, giant food-service provider signs unprecedented agreement.
By Steve Holt
April 4, 2013
Students on college and university campuses nationwide have been demanding their schools serve more real food in their cafeterias, so Sodexo’s agreement to provide more transparency in purchasing comes as great news to many. (Photo: Real Food Challenge)
Last year we told you about a student-led, nationwide movement on college campuses called the Real Food Challenge, which works to get their schools to shift 20 percent of their food spending toward local and sustainable food systems. Currently, the vast majority of the $5 billion spent annually on campus food goes to large, industrial food companies.
Today Real Food Challenge announced an enormous victory…MORE