We work together to continually develop and implement sustainable solutions. Through Green Thread, our environmental sustainability platform, we bring innovative and efficient solutions to life. We are passionately focused on reducing the environmental impact within our operations.
Here are just a few ways we work to make our campus more environmentally conscious:
Did you know Dining Services sources food from many local farmers, growers and distributors? The list changes throughout the year depending on seasonality and availability. However, here is a sampling of a few of our partners:
- Our milk, cottage cheese, and frozen yogurt are all sourced from
Oak Farms Dairy in Dallas, TX
- Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit
and Collard Greens are from McAllen, TX
- Cabbage from Hondo, TX
In support of our commitment to animal welfare, we’re proud to serve shell eggs from cage-free hens in both of our dining halls:
Arnold Dining Commons and Lee at Umphrey Lee Center.