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The University of Kentucky’s Long Road to Sourcing ‘Local’ Food

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14 Organizations Changing the Face of America’s Farmers

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From branch to bottle: all of DeLallo’s olives

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UMass again a top ‘green college’

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Pitt Dining Services And Real Food Challenge Promote Healthy Student Eating

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Celebrate sustainable, local food at Big Red Eats Green

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US foodservice giants urged to buy local seafood

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New Campaign Launches to Reform Unjust Business Practices of Foodservice Giants

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Real Food Challenge Releases Real Food Standards 2.1 Emphasizing Importance of Justice in Food System

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Antioch recognized for sustainability practices

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Updates to the Real Food Standards: 4 Ways We Are Addressing Changes in the Food Landscape

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Campus ‘Goatscapers’ help the environment, look cute

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Inside the Push to Bring Racial Equity to Land Grant Universities

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Lehigh serves more ‘real food’ in dining halls

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Students aim to reduce food waste on campus

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Club Feature: Gonzaga Real Food aims to bring locally sourced, organic food to Sodexo

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Real Food, Real Change

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New CSU Working Group to Make Affordable Healthy Food a Reality for Students

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Humane Pork Now Served at Fort Lewis College

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Real Food: What’s at play

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Students work to build support for Real Food Challenge

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Intentional eating: An impossible ideal or worth a try?

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Macalester Students Drive Campus Sustainability

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Real Food Challenge seeks to find better food for campus

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Senators pass Real Food Challenge Bill for the second time in two years

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Minnesota Student Association Seeks Dining Service Changes

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MSA seeks self-operated dining service

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Lehigh University pledges shift to 20 percent "real food" by 2020

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Real Food Challenges NYU Dining

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Real Food Gonzaga club claims COG serves inhumane meat

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Lehigh Signs Real Food Campus Commitment

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IU Food Project promotes sustainability

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Our Food System is Built on Racism: Then and Now

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Stillwater meat shop offers craft butchering

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Northwest Colorado Food Coalition: CMC and the Real Food Challenge

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Board updated on North campus makeover, real food challenge

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Free Speech Friday: The Cost of Inaction

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Changing the Way Animals are Raised for Food

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Locals and UNCA students support Real Food Challenge

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DU Increases Offerings of Local, Sustainable Food through Real Food Challenge

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A More Sustainable Smith

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Nourishing naturally: Urban Roots satisfies campus demand for ‘real food’

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Chico State rises above other campuses in real food challenge

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Contract cooking: students serve up alternatives to private food corporations on campus

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Real Food Challenge reaches goal three years early

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UVM achieves 20 percent 'Real Food' served in dining halls

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Urban Roots brings grab ‘n’ go whole foods to the BMU

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20 Organizations Fighting For Food Justice

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Smith Joins National College-Based Real Food Challenge

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Real Food Challenge works for healthier, sustainable food on campus

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Navina Khanna Unites Political Forces in the Name of Food

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National conference marks 10 years of growth in sustainable agriculture education

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Sustainable dining services needed on campus

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UNC commits to Real Food Challenge

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WWU adopts ‘real food’ goal for dining halls

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The road to reclaiming OSU

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Real Food Challenge presents valentines to President Hunter

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Letter to Chancellor Folt: Farmworkers. Signed, UNC Real Food Challenge

February 22, 2016

Read the letter here.

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Internships support new concentration in agroecology and sustainable food systems

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Bard students grow food on farm for service

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CSUMB students push for healthful foods

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Soda battle bubbles up at S.F. State

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UVM dining to buy Intervale Food Hub veggies

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The Fight For Local Food Arrives at the University of Maine

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Advocates urge UMaine System to dish up local foods to students

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'Real food': University of Utah commits to a dining-hall overhaul

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Northwestern’s new dining director Ken Field looks to bring fresh perspective

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Campus Dining Goes Local

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A focus on food

April 8, 2015

Read the article in the Harvard Gazette here. 

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Students petition for more inclusion in campus dining policies, choices

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'Real' improvement: Johns Hopkins brings more local, sustainable food to campus

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University Center Café Moves Forward With Real Food Program

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Are Aramark and Sodexo earning high marks on sustainable campus food?

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Hopkins University commits to local, organic food

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Johns Hopkins pledges commitment to local, sustainable food sources

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Turnip the Beet: the real food revolution is winning at Northeastern University

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Sodexo to Serve Eco-Labeled Seafood, Improve Supply Chain Sustainability

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Students advocate increase in local, healthy food

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Real Food Challenge Comes To Penn State

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Reflections on Food Justice Leadership Training in College Park, Maryland

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A Critical Mass for Real Food

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The Challenge of Real Food at a Southern University

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Can the University of California make campus food sustainable?

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FLO seeks to shift 20 percent of University’s food budget by 2020

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Saint Mary’s College to be 1st College to Endorse the Real Food Commitment

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The Knox Food Coalition: The key to sustained progress