Sustainable Food at UMBC:
- Learn about the UMBC Dining Sustainability Commitment
- Learn how to compost at the dining halls
- Check out the new student led campus community garden
- Learn how UMBC Vegetarians partnered with Dining Services to create this listing of vegetarian and vegan options on campus
- Attend the annual Baltimore VegFest, held at UMBC each year
- View the student created “FindingFood” guide to edible plants growing on campus
Join a group:
The coalition is comprised of a group of UMBC faculty, staff, students and community partners who care about food systems issues, and wish to stay connected on events, research and service opportunities that will advance just, healthy, and sustainable agriculture and distribution.
The UMBC Wellness Initiative proclaims: we are a resilient, healthy community committed to the health and well being of each of our faculty, staff, and students. We understand the connection between self-care and our responsibility to care for the whole.
A community engagement initiative to establish involvement and support for the community garden on campus. The garden is located next to the
Oxfam is an international organization that addresses issues of hunger, poverty and injustice. On campus the UMBC Oxfam chapter raises awareness of Oxfam’s initiatives and have been focusing on the Grow campaign to restore agricultural balance.
The UMBC Vegetarians has been established for the purpose of representing vegetarians, vegans, and other members of the UMBC community with alternative dietary preferences in the Student Governmant Association; and to provide awareness to the UMBC community about the contents of foodstuffs available around the University in regards to those dietary preferences.