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Posts tagged with “Food” (All posts)
- June 27, 2012 at 8:16 am
Food is everywhere at Carleton!
- June 25, 2012 at 2:22 pm
Last Thursday marked the beginning of “Carleton Farm Volunteer Day”...
- June 8, 2012 at 4:22 pm
During spring term, Ellie Youngblood’14 and Tori Ostenso’15 worked on Carleton’s Farm to produce a great deal of vegetables. Thanks to them, 40lbs of Parsnips and 10lbs of micro-greens will be used in this Weekend’s Commencement Picnic.
- May 27, 2011 at 11:15 am
Check out the new Carletonian article on LDC's transition to trayless dining here.
According to measurements done by Bon Appetit during fall…
- April 11, 2011 at 7:36 pm
This week our guest blogger is Ellen Drews, a sophomore at Carleton and campus organizer for the national "Take Back the Tap" campaign:
Bottled water is one of the least-regulated industries…
- April 4, 2011 at 8:33 am
Ben Hellerstein, a junior at Carleton and leader of our MPIRG (Minnesota Public Interest Research Group) chapter, is our guest blogger for the day:
This Tuesday, a group…
- September 29, 2010 at 10:28 pmIf you went to the dining hall on Tuesday, you ate local food! Find out more about Bon Appetit's Eat Local Challenge.
- July 6, 2010 at 11:59 am
An update from the summer 2010 farm interns!
- July 14, 2009 at 7:54 am
The Carleton Farm Interns gave us an update on the gardens near Farm House!
- March 1, 2009 at 11:54 pm
(Note: John Kraus has updated his February article about Trayless Dining at Carleton, and the updated version has been reposted here.)
According to Food for Thought (A Carleton student group), the Carleton dining halls produce about 2,700 pounds of food waste per day. Colleges, in an attempt to reduce waste and save money, have experimented with various ways to reduce food waste. Going to tray-less dining has generally shown a reduction in food waste of 25-30%; Hamline College recently implemented this step and expects to save $25,000 a year. In the following article John Kraus ('10) outlines a well researched case for trayless dining at Carleton.
- February 16, 2009 at 11:49 pm
The growing rash of piracy off the coast of Somalia has been consistently present in international news for the past several years, and has had a major impact on the security and economy in the region. Western nations have stepped up anti-piracy patrols in an attempt to re-establish key shipping lanes, as well as to make the gulf and its highly productive fishery safer for fishing vessels. However, little press has been given to what role these international fishing vessels may have played in the development of Somalian piracy in the first place.