|Submission Date||Feb. 13, 2016|
|1.25 / 4.00||
Cardinal Card & Procard Office
Dean's Milk - dairy products / milk
Klosterman - breads (Cincinnati, OH)
Dawn Food Products - specialty bakery items (New Albany, IN)
Piazza Produce - produce, yogurt, whip cream
Sysco Local Foods - KY Proud and Local food purchased from main distributor
Marksbury Farms - Garrard County Rancher
Creation Gardens - Produce
Prairie Farms - Bulk Milk
Heine Bros. Coffee - Fair trade, locally roasted coffee for Tulip Tree
John Conti Coffee - coffee for some catering
Home City Ice - ice for dining services
Popcorn Station - local popcorn, primary use catering
We support local farms and businesses, with a contractual requirement that at least 15% of all food purchases be sourced from within 250 miles of campus, including produce, dairy, meats, breads and baked goods. We continue to exceed that minimum and increase our local purchasing.
Percentage of food sourced locally:
- 31.15% Fall 2015 (Jul-Nov)
- 28.9% 2014-15
- 27.5% 2013-14
- 24.7% 2012-13
- You can explore the map of where Sodexo sources local food for UofL Dining and read profiles of some of our local food suppliers, including Grateful Greens, Creation Gardens, Bourbon Barrel Foods, and Marksbury Farm at http://louisville.edu/sustainability/operations/food.html
Sodexo staff regularly track all purchases and regularly report local percentages to the Sustainability Council.
|Dining operations and catering services operated by the institution||No||No|
|Dining operations and catering services operated by a contractor||Yes||Yes|
|Yes or No|
|Fair Trade Campus, College or University status||No|
|Certification under the Green Seal Standard for Restaurants and Food Services (GS-46)||No|
|Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification||No|
|Signatory of the Real Food Campus Commitment (U.S.)||Yes|
Information provided by Matti Verder, District Manager for Sodexo. Data reported here is for the most recent semester, Fall 2015: July-November 2015. Annualized expenditures calculated based on that 5-month trend.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE
staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.