American University strives to provide its students, staff, and faculty with a variety of heathy 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.
What AU is Doing
- A campus farmers' market operates on the LA quad every Wednesday between 11am and 4pm, bringing fresh, local produce to campus
- The community garden, a student-run organization, grows and supplies the university community with a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables
- Aramark, AU's dining services provider, incorporates sustainability into their food purchase and recipes
- "Meatless Mondays" in the Terrace Dining Room highlight the environmental benefits of a reduced or meat-free diet