Provided information to vendors on using locally grown and/or organic food
Procured locally grown and/or organic foos for event menu
Used good menu planning and portion control to reduce waste
Implemented a food waste recovery initiative (food to hogs, composting, etc.)
The Community POWER program works with local caterers to try to offer affordable, local, organic and healthy food options for breakfast. We also use a caterer that can offer cloth napkins, real dishware, and bulk yogurt, juice, etc. We collect food scraps for backyard compost. We also ask for RSVP's to ensure portion control.