Archives for "Food and dining"
October 1, 2009 12:59 pm
University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award for having the country’s best “self-operated dining program.”…
September 30, 2009 4:34 pm
A Sun Journal story reports on the new gymnasium floor installed at the Boys & Girls Club of Auburn-Lewiston, paid…
September 29, 2009 1:30 pm
A Bates College screening of the food-industry exposé “Food, Inc.” will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the director of Bates Dining Services and with Gary Hirshberg, head of organic yogurt producer Stonyfield Farm.
July 16, 2009 3:39 pm
The Associated Press on July 7, 2009, reports a tweak to the Guiding Stars program, a food star rating system…
July 1, 2009 11:00 am
Festooned with empty plastic bottles, this tree in the Fireplace Lounge of new Commons symbolizes a semester-long debate that began…
April 10, 2009 2:34 pm
The buzzwords fly around the room and no one stops to explain them. “Commodity crops.” “Food web.” “Food miles.” “Victory…
March 31, 2009 9:33 am
Known for its progressive food-service practices, Bates has announced a pioneering partnership with the highly regarded nutrition navigation system Guiding Stars. First implemented in 2006 and now used in some 1,400 grocery stores, the science-based Guiding Stars system rates foods with zero to three stars highlighting items according to good, better or best nutritional value, respectively.
February 24, 2009 3:17 pm
While Sylvan Ellefson ’09 hasn’t banished sweets or Commons crispitos from his diet, he has honed an understanding of what…
February 16, 2009 4:22 pm
Bates Dining pizza chef Tina Vallerand performs her wizardry at the brick oven in the new Bates Dining Commons. A favorite of Bates students, Commons pizza is one of many popular choices that appears regularly on the Bates Dining menu.
January 28, 2009 9:59 am
Due to inclement weather, Bates College offices will close at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 28. Only personnel designated in advance by the director of the department as “essential” should report for work. Dining services will be available.