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The Vote Real Winner is Humane Pork!

We've tallied the most recent round of Vote Real votes, and Pork just barely edged out yogurt. Moving forward, all the pork served in the dining hall with be certified humane - starting with purchasing Niman Ranch Pork!

About Vote Real: The Vote Real campaign was launched by the Environmental Center’s Real Food Challenge team to provide FLC students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to move the Real Food Challenge forward in a way that meets their interests and desires. When you Vote Real, you choose between 2-3 different food products they would like to see shifted from current conventional standards to a ‘real’ product (fair, humane, ecologically-sound, and/or local). Our commercial food provider, Sodexo, will then permanently shift purchasing of the chosen product to the new standards. With this program, our campus community direcly affects the change they wish to see. Every vote brings us closer to meeting our Real Food Challenge goal (20% Real Food by 2020), thus creating a fair, healthy, and environmentally-sustainable food system!

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