American University strives to provide its students, staff, and faculty with a variety of healthy and sustainable dining options. Student organizations, Housing and Dining, Aramark, and the Office of Sustainability work together to provide AU with food that is locally sourced, ethically produced, healthy, and delicious.

Current Initiatives

Peaches at the farmers market.

AU Farmers' Market

Find the Farmers' Market on the Quad next to Bender Library every Wednesday from 11am-4pm during the academic year. 


Community garden bed labeled as broccoli

AU Community Garden

The student-run organization grows and supplies the university community with a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables.