Can Fort Lewis College students bring ‘real food’ to campus menu?

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Can Fort Lewis College students bring ‘real food’ to campus menu?

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Christina Chatfield, left, and Nikoletta Apergis dish up mashed potatoes, carrots and meatloaf for dinner Wednesday in the San Juan Dining Hall at Fort Lewis College. The carrots and beef were purchased locally from the Old Fort in Hesperus and qualify as part of the Real Food Challenge. As part of the challenge, students set out to work with campus dining to shift 20 percent of what the college purchases to foods that fit into one of four categories: local, organic, fair trade and humane.
Matt Plassmeyer, a sous chef with Sodexo, sets out mashed potatoes, carrots and meatloaf in the San Juan Dining Hall at Fort Lewis College. Sodexo staff works with Fort Lewis College students to purchase more local, organic, fair trade and humanely produced foods.

Can Fort Lewis College students bring ‘real food’ to campus menu?

Christina Chatfield, left, and Nikoletta Apergis dish up mashed potatoes, carrots and meatloaf for dinner Wednesday in the San Juan Dining Hall at Fort Lewis College. The carrots and beef were purchased locally from the Old Fort in Hesperus and qualify as part of the Real Food Challenge. As part of the challenge, students set out to work with campus dining to shift 20 percent of what the college purchases to foods that fit into one of four categories: local, organic, fair trade and humane.
Matt Plassmeyer, a sous chef with Sodexo, sets out mashed potatoes, carrots and meatloaf in the San Juan Dining Hall at Fort Lewis College. Sodexo staff works with Fort Lewis College students to purchase more local, organic, fair trade and humanely produced foods.

Can Fort Lewis College students bring ‘real food’ to campus menu?

Bill Baranski, executive chef with Sodexo at Fort Lewis College, holds homestyle meatloaf made with beef purchased from the Old Fort. The meatloaf was served Wednesday night for dinner in the San Juan Dining Hall. The beef qualifies as “real food” as part of the Real Food Challenge at Fort Lewis College.

Can Fort Lewis College students bring ‘real food’ to campus menu?

Bill Baranski, executive chef with Sodexo at Fort Lewis College, holds homestyle meatloaf made with beef purchased from the Old Fort. The meatloaf was served Wednesday night for dinner in the San Juan Dining Hall. The beef qualifies as “real food” as part of the Real Food Challenge at Fort Lewis College.

Can Fort Lewis College students bring ‘real food’ to campus menu?

Brisket sliders made of beef purchased locally from the Old Fort are served at the Rocket Grill at Fort Lewis College. The beef qualifies as “real food” as part of the Real Food Challenge, an initiative to shift toward responsibly sourced foods.
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