Tagged: Sustainability

Sustainable Thanksgiving

Sarah Butler, MS, RD, LDN With Thanksgiving just around the corner we turned to our trusted source, Sabrina Pashtan, Sustainability Coordinator for Boston University Dining Services to gain insight into how we can make this Thanksgiving a Sustainable Thanksgiving. Here are Sabrina’s top four tips: Shop at your local farmers markets. Check out Farm Fresh […]


by Ellie Schulman, Film and Television Student, College of Communication Hi everyone. I just had to let you know about a couple of really great events coming up tomorrow (Thursday, 10/17). First, from 12-1pm, SCNC dietitian Lisa Ferreira will be giving a talk about eating gluten-free, titled “Is a Gluten Free Diet Right for Me?” […]

Best of the Food Web: Marine Stewardship Council

Every other week we will be posting about a new blog or cooking website that we love! The internet is filled with food websites, and our goal is to arm you with the “Best of the Food Web”! By Ellie Schulman, Film and Television student, College of Communication I’m not going to lie to you, […]

Make A Difference Monday – Deconstructed

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Interested in food sustainability and how it affects the environment, animals, and our own health? On Monday, April 22nd, BU Sustainability is holding the Make a Difference Monday Deconstructed Panel where experts in sustainability will be discussing what it means to eat sustainably and how to do so […]

Healthy Cooking On a Budget: Cooking with Fish

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College With spring here and warmer weather on the way, many of us start craving light, fresh meals. Fish is a great option for when you want a healthy, light-yet-filling dinner or lunch and is also impressive when made for guests. Fish is a great change to the typical […]

Nothing Fishy: Getting Better Acquainted with Sustainable Fish Varieties

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Image Source With Make a Difference Monday being held every Monday this semester, the dining hall along with BU Sustainability have created more delicious, original, sustainable recipes. One of the main goals of Make a Difference Monday is to replace foods with large carbon-footprints, like red meat, with […]

Sustainable New Year

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College For those of you at Boston University welcome back to campus! First day of class and it couldn’t feel more like winter outside with all this snow. To brighten up you day a bit, we at Sargent Choice Nutrition Center want to get you excited about the upcoming […]

Sustainable Events

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Here at BU we pride ourselves on being a green environment. From recycling and compost bins to Make a Difference Monday to energy-conserving light bulbs, there are many ways in which BU practices sustainability. For a full list be sure to check out BU Sustainability’s awesome website! BU […]