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The HUB Gets a Little Sweeter as Glacie Creamery Opens for Business

The Daily , Jan. 18, 2017

Despite the cold temperatures these past two months, Glacie Creamery, the new ice cream shop in the HUB, created a lot of excitement at its grand opening yesterday.

Green Colleges (including the UW) that are saving the world

Washington Post, April 21, 2010

This public university, known to locals as U-Dub, ranked high on the Sierra Club's "Cool Schools" list for its commitment to environmentalism.

Student Food Co-op to Open New Bulk Grocery Store as UW Addresses Food Waste

The Daily, Jan. 3, 2017

In addition to information about a new student food coop opening in the HUB later this quarter, the article also quotes HFS Purchasing & Project Specialist Kara Carlson, who talks about HFS food sustainability strategies.

Coffee Class Offered on Campus

NACUFS Pacific Region Newsletter, Dec. 2016

Autumn quarter, the UW offered a course on all aspects of coffee from cultivation to chemical makeup to social effects.

Washington Debuts All-day Breakfast Truck

Food Management Magazine, Dec. 12, 2016

Sunrise Griddle truck is a classic diner on wheels, serving breakfast with a twist on the UW campus.

UW Farm Opens Location at McMahon

The Daily , Nov. 8, 2016

The UW Farm operates out of several locations on campus: one adjacent to the Union Bay Natural Area, one between the Mercer Court apartments, and one at a revitalized rooftop location at McMahon Hall. 

 

UW Dining Ranked High in Sustainability Index

AASHE, Oct. 2016

The UW is ranked second in the Food & Dining category in this year's Sustainable Campus Index, a report by AASHE, The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. 

 

 

UW dining testing a sustainable mayonnaise alternative

The Daily, Oct. 27, 2016

The UW’s Housing and Food Services has recently switched out a considerable portion of their traditional mayonnaise for a similar vegan product. 

 

Dorms at the UW are going green

Q13 Fox News, Oct. 4, 2016

Work began to install solar panels on top of three UW residence halls.

Parnassus Art Gallery and Café: Seattle’s oldest cafe?

The Daily , Sept. 30, 2016

In 2011 the café began a partnership with HFS. It is still run by students with administrative support by HFS.

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