Real Food Challenge: Student Activists Help Campuses Eat Smarter by @Seedstock

December 22, 2015 | Anne Craig Institutional food systems are typically a tough nut for food activists to crack, relying as they do on economies of scale and mass logistics. But the growing movement toward real, sustainable eating has a natural ally in hungry, well-informed college students – and ever since 2008, the Real Food Challenge organization has helped them speak with one voice for change. The challenge “leverages the power of youth and universities to create a healthy, fair and green food system,” according to the organization’s mission statement. To that end, the Real Food Generation organization – founded by Ghanian-born Harvard Kennedy School grad Anim Steel – provides coordination, support and tools to campus organizations that are working toward change. Their goal is to shift over $1 billion of university purchasing power across the nation in the direction of...

Full article: http://www.sustainablecitiescollective.com/node/1131646

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