Stories about "food"
Green Innovation Grants grow sustainability at Bates

Thursday, January 11, 2018 2:23 pm

Now in its second year, the Green Innovation Grants program at Bates College is supporting initiatives in gardening, waste reduction, and conservation.

Katherine Creswell ’05 ate a Maine-only diet for a month. Here’s what she learned

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:11 pm

Ten years after doing a senior thesis on Maine food security, she decides to eat a Maine-sourced diet for one month.

Seven dining lessons from seven years of ‘new’ Bates Commons

Wednesday, 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.

Purposeful Work Unplugged to present Dining Services’ Schwartz, Lacey

Monday, October 5, 2015 3:10 pm

The two executives in charge of Bates College Dining Services share lessons from their lives and careers in a Purposeful Work Unplugged Q&A on Oct. 7.

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:00 am

Theory meets practice as students learned just where their food, quite literally, gets born.

Video: Making bread while reducing waste is Dining Services’ recipe for sustainability

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:32 pm

At home, they’re called leftovers. In the parlance of Bates Dining Services,…

Video: Students dish out creativity in Iron Chef competition

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 2:42 pm

Seven students create dishes from their own recipes, with the "theme ingredient" being food available in Commons.

Bates earns third star for ‘green’ dining, joining just five other schools in category

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 4:41 pm

Bates Dining recently earned a third star for its sustainability rating from the Green Restaurant Association.

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Bates marine biologist Will Ambrose says that coastal worm diggers don't do significant harm to clams.

MSN’s Business on Main highlights Pete & Gerry’s and Jesse Laflamme ’00

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 2:08 pm

Pete and Gerry’s is a "regional powerhouse, distributing 'certified humane' organic eggs up and down the East Coast."

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