October 21, 2015 5:10 pm
By opening the “new” Commons seven years ago, Bates leveraged traditional qualities of community, sustainability, and excellence in its dining operation.
November 2, 2009 12:15 pm
Yearlong 'Bates Contemplates Food' initiative raised campus, community awareness of far-reaching issues
Inspired by the 2008 opening of its new dining Commons and a $2.5 million gift from an anonymous donor supporting organic, natural and farm-fresh food, Bates College devoted the 2008-09 academic year to reflecting on issues, from environmental impacts to food justice, around what and how we choose to eat.
October 12, 2007 12:41 pm
Oct. 8 was a red-letter day at 280 College St., as the outdoor gas grill at the new student residence was fired up for the first time. Residence coordinators Jenn Linton ’08 and Matt Lopez ’08 hosted an inaugural cookout that had been delayed a couple weeks while shipping damage to the grill was fixed.
March 14, 2003 2:07 pm
Ken Bergeron, author of the award-winning cookbook “Professional Vegetarian Cooking,” will visit for two days of vegan food preparation with students and Dining Services staff. We welcome media coverage of the event, which marks the 19th anniversary of the Great American Meatout, the world’s largest diet education campaign, on March 20.