A hoop house at Antioch Farm

A hoop house at Antioch Farm.

Antioch strives for a meal program fit for the college's philosophy

Communal meals featuring local, sustainable items are served instead of the typical overabundance of options found in a college dining hall.

When Antioch, the Ohio-based co-operative college famous for its focus on social justice, reopened in 2011, the university wanted a meal program that echoed its philosophy. Isaac Delamatre, who had briefly attended the university before heading to culinary school, had some ideas to achieve that vision.

“I thought to keep Antioch relevant and at the forefront of political activism, we needed to focus on sustainability issues,” says Delamatre, who became foodservice coordinator wh

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