News Category: food

Reducing Food Scraps

Jan. 20, 2019

University Housing and Dining at UT Austin is tackling food waste with data, and students from UT Farm Stand help research ways to reduce the amount of food thrown away.

Reducing Food Waste During the Holidays

Nov. 15, 2018

This blog post from the Campus Environmental Center provides great tips to help reduce food waste during the holidays.

Two Green Fund Grants to School of Architecture

June 25, 2018

Two recent Green Fund grants support projects in the School of Architecture: an exhibition on the Battle of Waller Creek and an inventory of food vendor practices on campus.

How to Grow Your Own Food with No Space and No Money

April 2, 2018

Celebrate this Earth Month by growing your own food: Katherine Strain, director of UT Green Corps, explains how to start.

In the News: Growing Food on the Landfill

Nov. 3, 2017

This The Daily Texan story profiles economics senior Joy Youwakim and her Green-Fee funded project that aims to discover the viability of growing food on a landfill.

Finding the Equation to End Hunger

Oct. 23, 2017

A Green Fee-funded project by undergratuate Joy Youwakim checks out the safety of vegetables grown on a landfill.

In the News: Farm Stand Raises Awareness of Sustainability

Oct. 9, 2017

Our purpose is to provide local, sustainable, healthy food items and produce to students and faculty on campus so they have that available, but also to demonstrate the value of supporting our local economy and our farmers: Housing's Sustainability Coordinator, Neil Kaufman, is quoted in The Daily Texan coverage of UT Farm Stand.

My Favorite Harvest

Dec. 19, 2016

The UT Microfarm is a place to learn and explore our food system, according to undergraduate student leader James Collins.

In the News: UT MicroFarm Thrives

Sept. 8, 2014

Since it was established in 2012, the UT MicroFarm has grown from a Green Fee project with potential to a sanctuary for students.