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Fellow Amanda Wareham visits DePauw University’s on-site campus farm and Farm to Fork vendor Ponderosa Aqua Farm

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Pastry Chef Richard Hays and his Bon Appétit colleagues at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, had some extra whimsical fun hosting a Beauty and the Beast–themed night in Stav Hall just prior to the release of the latest Disney adaptation.

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Besting the competition at any chili cook-off feels great, but when the event benefits a pediatric cancer foundation, participation is its own reward.

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And as its frequent appearance on Best Campus Food lists attests, food is among the areas in which Brown has always shone. But it decided to up the ante even further as it recently welcomed Bon Appétit as its new food service partner.

Peace Coffee is a Fair Trade, sustainably grown and distributed coffee company — and a staple of Twin Cities coffee culture. I visited Peace Coffee on my own when I first began my fellowship, and I was thrilled to bring a group of students from my alma mater, Macalester College, along for another tour this past summer — via bike! Minneapolis is a great place to live in so many ways. One that’s dear to me is its “bike highway, the Midtown Greenway. This bike and pedestrian highway was conceptualized pre-2000, and was built on the Midtown Greenway Corridor — a section of land previously used as a railway. About half of our Macalester group biked with me via the Greenway, and the other half of the group took public transit, which was generously subsidized by the Sustainability Office during their appointed […]