Tag: Sustainability

Sustainable Thanksgiving

 Sarah Butler, MS, RD, LDN With Thanksgiving just around the corner we turned to our trusted source, Sabrina Pashtan, Sustainability Coordinator for Boston University Dining Services to gain insight into how we can make this Thanksgiving a Sustainable Thanksgiving. Here are Sabrina’s top four tips: Shop at your local farmers markets. Check out Farm Fresh […]

Nothing Fishy: Getting Better Acquainted with Sustainable Fish Varieties

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Image Source With Make a Difference Monday being held every Monday this semester, the dining hall along with BU Sustainability have created more delicious, original, sustainable recipes. One of the main goals of Make a Difference Monday is to replace foods with large carbon-footprints, like red meat, with […]

Best of the Food Apps: Seafood Watch

By Allison Mars, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Seafood Watch is a must-have app for anyone who eats seafood! Produced by the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Seafood Watch is an extremely informative guide to sustainable seafood. You can enter the name of any type of seafood or sushi in the search bar and it will tell you […]

Make A Difference Monday

Be a part of the campaign to feel good about your food Today Boston University Dining Services is committing to the environment by serving food with a lower carbon footprint that helps you make a healthier choice for yourself and the environment Breakfast Tofu scramble, cage-free eggs Empire Apple & Granola Bake (Jp Sullivan Farm- […]

Healthy You: Healthy Planet!

By Sabrina Harper, Sustainability Director of Dining Services Eating well incorporates many different factors.  Quality can be a multi-faceted adjective to describe food.  Wholesome food is good for your body and mind.  Wholesome can also describe food that is grown, caught, raised and processed locally and naturally. What are the benefits of eating locally? Locally-grown […]