locally grown products and has seasonal menu features.
dairy products from provincial suppliers.
vegetarian, vegan, halal and gluten-free options.
to purchasing cage-free shell eggs and sourcing sustainable seafood and fish with the Marine Stewardship Council.
In 2015, UCalgary became the first designated Fair Trade Campus in Alberta and the tenth in Canada. Students in the University of Calgary chapter of Engineers Without Borders led the drive for fair trade designation. They worked with staff in Food and Conference Services and the Office of Sustainability to achieve the designation and to ensure our continued commitment. In 2018, UCalgary won Fairtrade Canada's Fairtrade Campus of the Year Award.
The Campus Community Garden provides a space for campus and community members to grow their own food and connect on projects that support sustainable food systems and healthy eating. Anyone can join the Community Garden Club to begin harvesting the benefits of local eating.
Administered through SU Volunteer Services, the SU Campus Food Bank provides a seven-day emergency food relief service to the campus community. This relief is provided through nutritionally sound hampers in accordance with the Canada Food Guide, along with information regarding resources available on and off-campus.
UCalgary is committed to conserving and sustaining our oceans by sourcing sustainable seafood that is certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). MSC is the world's leading certification and ecolabelling program for sustainable wild-caught seafood.
From exploring urban food security to Arctic food sovereignty, UCalgary students and faculty are digging into today's toughest food issues to create more resilient and sustainable food systems for the future.