Photo of CMC sustainability students in the new CMC Food Club

Megan Walker, Robyn Washburn, Elena Luker, Cameron Poole and Brittani West pose after the first CMC Food Club food recovery in March at the closing of the dining hall before spring break. Photo: Cameron Poole/Courtesy

— A Food Club formed earlier this year at Colorado Mountain College is impacting the school’s amount of food waste and raising awareness about food sustainability among students and staff.

Founded in March, the club is an umbrella organization for two local chapters of nationwide projects, Real Food Challenge and Food Recovery Network.

The goal of the club is to follow the Environmental Protection Agency’s Food Recovery Hierarchy, which focuses on reducing food waste. Click for full article