Sustainability Initiatives

Our team is passionate about incorporating local, seasonal ingredients into menus as much as possible. Harvest Table has implemented a preferential purchasing system that identifies food grown or produced within 150 miles, and its sustainable attributes. Local produce is harvested closest to its peak for a fresher, more flavorful nutrient-filled result. Not only do local foods tend to be fresher, local purchasing reduces transportation carbon emissions and invests money into community-based operations. Look for locally grown signage to taste the best flavors our area has to offer, celebrate the season selections, and support the local efforts of our community!

The most important step to food waste prevention happens before our ingredients even reach our kitchens: planning to match food production to food consumption. Our teams track ingredient consumption and use daily, creating more efficient and informed menu forecasting.

Reusable to go containers are available for Runk Dining Hall. Simply return your container for a new, clean container, or get a voucher to use a reusable container in the future!