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From Florida Farms to Gator Tables

UF, Gator Dining, and Florida farmers are working together to put local food on campus tables   Turnips and radishes grown at Siembra Farm in southeast Gainesville may travel only 4.7 miles to Gator Corner. Varieties of lettuce grown at Traders Hill Farm in Hilliard, 87 miles north of campus, are harvested before sunrise and […]

Gator Dining Services partners with Florida Cattle Ranchers

Starting in January 2020, Gator Dining Services/Aramark, the official food service provider of the University of Florida, began purchasing local beef products from Florida Cattle Ranchers (FCR). Through this partnership, Gator Dining Services (GDS) will incorporate “Fresh From Florida” beef into meals at the Fresh Food Company and Gator Corner Dining Center, furthering Dining Services’ […]

University of Florida Joins JED Campus to Support Student Mental Health

Tomorrow, the University of Florida will kick off a partnership with JED Campus in support of student well-being and mental health. The program is part of a nationwide initiative from The Jed Foundation (JED) designed to help schools evaluate and strengthen their mental health, substance misuse and suicide prevention programs and systems to ensure schools […]