VeggieBoards banner

1 - 7 of 7 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
128 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
I was told by the executive chef that if I can get enough attention drawn to this matter, I will be able to make a change. An alumna from my school visited recently. She has founded the company GetRealGetRaw.org, and brought samples of green smoothies to our school. EVERYBODY, even non veg*ns, LOVED these smoothies. Having these permanently in our dining hall would be really convenient for me, and so many people have come up to me (knowing I try to make changes/am an activist) asking for the "groothies". Please sign this petition to show that people support healthy eating in college dining halls. I will present this to the Director of Dining Services once a good amount of signatures are achieved. THANK YOU for your support.<br><br><a href="http://www.thepetitionsite.com/3/bring-green-smoothies-to-wheaton-dining/" target="_blank">SIGN HERE</a>
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
892 Posts
Good luck! I will sign it later cause im busy atm but when I tried to change my school choices (and all I was going for was soy milk to be offered) no one would listen pretty much it was my fault I couldnt eat their menu choices because I was vegan
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
16 Posts
@Vagansarawr: What a horrible response! They wouldn't say that to someone who was vegetarian/vegan because they were Hindu or Buddhist, would they?
 

·
Rat Queen/Mouse Matriarch
Joined
·
836 Posts
Signed and that is awful, Rawr. D: I feel if colleges aren't willing to provide enough options for students with alternative diets, those particular students shouldn't have to pay cafeteria fees. If they won't/can't eat the cafeteria food due to allergies, ethics, health, religion, I don't see why they should be forced to pay for it. My boyfriend's sister is also in this boat right now, always asking for vegan options in her college's cafeteria.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
128 Posts
Discussion Starter · #6 ·
UPDATE: I spoke with the dining director, and suggested a “nut bar” away from the other food (allergies), and he LOVED the idea. Hopefully pecans, walnuts, and almonds are coming my way. He also said they want student feedback and such, but nobody ever suggests things, just complains. Any recipe that students want to see served, they will try to make.<br><br>
He also said they are seriously considering the smoothies, figuring out spacing, cost, etc.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
141 Posts
I signed. Well done for all your effort, it's great to see people making positive changes in their schools. Smoothies and a nut bar sound awesome. I was lucky at my school, because they made some pretty progressive dining room changes while I was there and there was a salad bar, daily vegetarian and vegan option, pasta bar, etc, with a good variety. It would have been even better to have smoothies. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"> So I really hope they make these changes for you.
 
1 - 7 of 7 Posts
Top