Tag: food justice

Tasting Success: How MacFEAST is changing what you eat
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Tasting Success: How MacFEAST is changing what you eat

If you felt bad putting waste in the bins set up by MacFEAST in Café Mac, that’s a good thing; you see the value in the food you eat. Inspired by food justice conferences here and at Carleton College, the relatively new organization MacFEAST pushes for awareness of food issues and sustainability on a large…

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Food justice at Mac: A desert in Minnesota?

The intersection of class, race and food privilege is an often neglected aspect of mainstream environmentalism that Macalester as a community is closer to than we may like to think. Much of the progressive food movement today, at Macalester and across much of popular media, has been focused on “sustainability.” This vague term translates to…

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Residential life plans ‘Spring Break and Stay’ program

Spring Break is nearly upon us, and Macalester students are finalizing their vacation plans. Many are headed home for the week, while some are planning trips to the world’s Spring Break hot spots such as Miami and Cancun. This year, a few students will also be participating in a new “Alternative Spring Break” right here…