MSU Related Sites
Due to the large demand by our student customers, University Food Services has taken an active roll in moving towards sustainability.
Towne’s Harvest Garden and Friends of Local Foods
Friends of Local Foods was formed in the fall of 2006 to bring concerned students, faculty, and community members together to raise awareness, create academic opportunities and conduct research related to local food systems and food quality. Out of this effort, with the support of several members of the MSU community, grew the Towne's Harvest Garden project, a 3 acre diversified vegetable farm.
The Network of Environmentally Conscious Organizations is a student run group made up of members from a variety of other organizations at MSU that focus on the sustainability of our environment.
Sustainable Foods & Bioenergy Systems Degree Program at MSU
The Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems (SFBS) interdisciplinary degree program promotes sustainable production, distribution and consumption of food and bioenergy by growing a new generation of leaders through collaborative learning and hands-on experience.
Montana State University Sustainability
Information and links to the various commitments and initiatives that MSU has taken towards sustainability.
Bozeman Related Sites
A quarterly publication that celebrates the local food, farms, and cuisine of Gallatin, Madison and Park Counties.
Montana Related Sites
Alternative Energy Resources Organization
AERO is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to solutions that promote resource conservation and local economic vitality. AERO nurtures individual and community self reliance through programs that support sustainable agriculture, renewable energy and environmental quality.
Grow Montana is a broad-based coalition whose COMMON PURPOSE is: To promote community economic development policies that support sustainable Montana-owned food production, processing, and distribution, and that improve all of our citizens' access to Montana foods.
Other Related Sites
Real Food Challenge
A youth powered grassroots organization that is uniting students for just and sustainable food.
Food & Water Watch
Food & Water Watch is a nonprofit consumer organization that works to ensure clean water and safe food. We challenge the corporate control and abuse of our food and water resources by empowering people to take action and by transforming the public consciousness about what we eat and drink.
Watch Your (Fo)odometer
Great 2 minute video about eating local and what food mile are all about.