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Green Matters: Waste not, want not

Next week is Earth Week, and Bon Appétit is collaborating with MacFEAST to help reduce food waste in Café Mac through an initiative called Food Counts: the Green Plate Challenge. Showing up at the cafeteria to refuel between classes, it’s easy to forget about the human and physical resources that go into growing, transporting, cooking…

“Big Agriculture” and “Agribusiness” dinner held in Weyerhaeuser
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“Big Agriculture” and “Agribusiness” dinner held in Weyerhaeuser

To inform students of the dangers of “Big Agriculture,” MacCARES, MacFeast, NÜDL and the Sustainability Office co-sponsored a dinner with the nonprofit Impact on how Agribusiness affects the natural resources in Minnesota, specifically water. The dinner featured a speech by Sonja Trom Eayrs of the Dodge County Concerned Citizens on how industrial agriculture or “Big…

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…