Bates College Ups "Green-ness"

The completion of the new environmentally friendly dining commons and a $2.5 million anonymous grant for the purchase of food from local sources have helped make dining at Bates College in Lewiston, ME, a lot “greener,” reports the Bates Student campus paper. Food is also central to the school’s theme for this academic year: "Nourishing Body and Mind: Bates Contemplates Food."

"With food as the thread that connects us, to each other and to our larger community, we will spend the next

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