Brown Progressing on "Real Food" Goal

Brown University Dining Services is ahead its goal of purchasing food that meets at least one of four "real food" criteria derived from the goals of the Real Food Challenge, a national initiative designed to encourage sustainable food practices, reports [2] the Brown Daily Herald. Purchases meeting the criteria—local, fair, ecologically sound and humane—have hit 36% of the total. The goal was to hit 35% by 2014. Brown's Real Food Challenge chapter began collaborating with Brown Dining Services in 2009.