1. Westfield State University uses grant to transition to Farm-to-Fork Food Service program

    Westfield State University uses grant to transition to Farm-to-Fork Food Service program

    Westfield State University will use a $250,000 grant to transition to a self-operated food services program with emphasis on purchasing from local and regional providers. The university has enlisted the University of Massachusetts Amherst Dining to assist the local transition using grant funding from the Henry P. Kendall Foundation, WSU president Ramon S. Torrecilha announced in a release Tuesday.

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    1. We are excited about the opportunity to work with Westfield State University. We are continuing to build a strong culture of serving food that is healthy and delicious, while supporting our regional food system. It is a win-win situation for both universities and most of all for the students.
    2. We look forward to an increased percentage of students joining the meal plan and a marked increase in satisfaction given this significant improvement in Westfield State Dining Services.
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