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Sustainable Food Practices at Iowa

UI Student Garden

Being a conscious consumer can help one limit their waste while having a positive impact on the global environment. The University of Iowa community strives to be good stewards - locally and globally. This means being aware of the environmental, economic and social implications surrounding our food choices and daily decision making.

 

Why care about food waste?

University of Iowa's 20/20 goals include decreasing the production of waste to achieve 60% waste diversion by 2020....

Why Local?

Buying and eating local food has exceptional taste and freshness, helps strengthen the local economy, supports family farms, is...

Being a conscious consumer can help one watch the waist and waste. The University of Iowa community strives to be good stewards - locally and...

Formed in Spring 2009, the 1/3-acre University of Iowa  Student Garden  provides an educational model that addresses environmental, social,...