The real food percentages are calculated by students (the RAD and Aramark paid interns) based on strict criteria determined a national team of student researchers and experts. The RFC leverages student power to pressure the three largest food service providers (1. Compass Group, 2. Sodexo, 3. Aramark) to improve their purchasing practices and transparency, thereby having a cascading effect on all aspects of the food chain, from pesticide use to farmworkers rights. It’s not going to solve the giant problems facing our society, but it adds to the growing demand for change and tangibly re-directs corporate money from factory farms to local farms. It is a commitment that Evergreen is making, not Aramark, and will hold regardless of the future of our campus dining. The Real Food Challenge at Evergreen was started years ago by Sarah Rocker (former Flaming Eggplant advisor) and we are proud to be paving the way for our fellow campaigners at Western Washington University and UW to get their administration to sign! Continue reading
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– Inform and Participate in the work of Evergreen’s Alumni Programs as it pertains to engagement of current students, Evergreen’s future alumni.
– Explore opportunities for future alumni within the Associated Alumni and Friends of Evergreen.
– Scope opportunities for students to connect with alumni in meaningful ways.
There’s a new student committee, and the GSU is accepting applications from students to join the Committee on Future Alumni. Don’t wait to graduate before starting your alumni experience. Start now!
5 students, appointed on April 15.
Submit your application today. Pick up and learn more at Student Activities, College Advancement or Career Development. Applications will also be made available online!
Meet monthly, work collaboratively; join the Committee on Future Alumni.