With more than 32,000 students on campus, Virginia Commonwealth University Dining Services plays an important role in achieving the university’s sustainability goals. VCU Dining primarily emphasizes waste reduction through trayless dining, reusable dishware, eco-friendly packaging and waste awareness campaigns. 

Continue reading and visit VCU Dining Services’ website for more information on their green initiatives.

Locally-sourced food

VCU Dining sources food from many local farmers, growers and distributors.

Check out the graphic below to see some of VCU Dining's partners, which changes depending on the season. 

Map of farmers VCU sources local food