Kale grown at the University of Ottawa
Sustainable Food Systems

We strive to create a sustainable food system that provides affordable and healthy food to the campus community.

Sustainable Food Systems

We are working to create a sustainable food system on campus that caters to the needs of our community while being sensitive to the social and environmental issues.

 

Goal

Increase the amount of local, organic, equitable, vegan, and vegetarian options on campus.

 

Progress

  • In 2010, the University of Ottawa became Ontario's first bottled water free campus
  • In 2013 the University of Ottawa became Canada's 7th Fair Trade Campus
  • In 2016, Food Services introduced a vegan food station in the Dining Hall
  • In 2017, the University of Ottawa received its Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification
  • In 2017, the University of Ottawa's Dining Hall received a 3 star rating by the Green Restaurant Association.

Sustainability Programs

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