Category Archives: Sustainability

What is Fair Trade?

Did you know that 2 billion of the world’s workers survive on less than $2 per day? October is Fair Trade Month! Continue reading

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No ‘Pink Slime’ in Fresh Ground Beef

SAGE Dining Services® does not serve fresh ground beef made with lean, finely textured beef (LFTB), recently referred to as “pink slime.” Continue reading

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Common Bonds with Common Market

SAGE is a strong supporter of local farm food. Behind the scenes, we are working with Common Market to increase the availability of locally grown food. Continue reading

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Food Day 2011

Food Day is a nationwide grassroots effort to encourage people to push Congress for healthy and affordable food produced in a sustainable and humane way. Continue reading

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Explore Meatless Meals During Vegetarian Awareness Month

You don’t have to become a vegetarian to benefit from the occasional meatless meal. Continue reading

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Plant Garlic Now for Spring Harvest

Now is the time to plant garlic for spring harvest. It’s super easy and does not require much work. Continue reading

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Celebrate Can-it-Forward Day

As with many of the domestic arts, canning has made a big comeback. Learn more about the tradition of “putting food by” on Aug. 13, National Can-it-Forward Day. Continue reading

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Where’s the Beef?

SAGE partners with local farmers to feed school communities. In Baltimore, we buy whole steers from Liberty Delight Farms. Continue reading

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Additional Tips for Saving Energy This Summer

Conserving electricity lowers energy bills, and the environmental benefits are an added bonus. Here are six energy-saving tips for summer. Continue reading

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Easy Ways to Consume Less Electricity This Summer

Save on energy bills and help the environment with these summertime conservation tips. Continue reading

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