Sustainable Dining

Learn about our sustainable dining efforts.
In this Section

We support our local and sustainable offerings through partnerships with Reinhart Foodservice, Fifth Season Cooperative, and Menomonie-area farmers.

Local Purchasing

Select the map below to see our locally sourced foods.

Local Foods Map

Sustainable Menus
  • Education on vegan/vegetarian options
  • Batch cook and cook based on consumption to reduce waste
  • We offer vegan/vegetarian options during all regular and special meals
  • We meet or exceed current industry benchmarking standards in areas of environmental practices related to food
Stout Sustainability Committee
  • Earth Week collaboration
Green Catering Menu
  • Features local foods, work with Fifth Season Co-Op
  • Collaborate with Centers to make events Green Certified
Sample Bars
  • Feature local, vegetarian, vegan, and ethnic flavors/products
  • Use recipes from Stout Sustainable group
Survey Students
  • Ask what foods students want featured in cafeterias 
Get to Know Your Vendor
  • Work with staff and student managers to know our vendors 
Get to Know Your Local Farmer
  • Buckley Sweet Corn
Sweet Corn