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When Advocating Locally, Think Globally

Think global act local: this has been my creed since my time as an intern in the Office of Sustainability, though back in 2007 it was known as the Auburn University Sustainability Initiative. This one phrase can be applied to every state, city, town, and situation. A move to Germany…
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November 16, 2020
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Auburn Foods: Charting a FRESH Course

Post contributed by Gwen Ward, Administrative Assistant, AU Campus Dining At the beginning of a new year, we often envision a new, better course for our lives, and what better way to start charting our course than by checking a compass?  It not only reveals the direction we’re traveling, but…
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January 5, 2017
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Is Green the Color of the Hospitality Industry?

Post contributed by Dr. Imran Rahman, Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management, College of Human Sciences "Business is the economic engine of our Western culture, and if it could be transformed to truly serve nature as well as ourselves, it could become essential to our rescue." -…
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August 22, 2016
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Taste the Freshness!

Post contributed by Gwen Ward, Administrative Support for Tiger Dining Terrell Market, Plains to Plate, and the updated AU Smokehouse:    Some of the fresh, local goodness to be found at Plains-to-Plate. Welcome back, Auburn family!  Tiger Dining is committed to bringing more fresh, local and sustainable food options to…
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August 14, 2015