University of Pittsburgh students and administration have committed to serving 20 percent “Real Food” by 2020.
“This means that Pitt will work towards product shifting to more food that is ecologically sound, humane, fair traded, and locally sourced," said Joelle Weiss, one of four students who advocated for the Real Food initiative.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher will attend a campus commitment signing event on March 24 at Nordy's in the William Pitt Union.
The event announces Pitt’s willingness to help secure the changes over the next five years and beyond. Real Food Day at Pitt is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 30 in the William Pitt Union.
Pitt is the first Pennsylvania school and the biggest urban campus to sign on to the agreement, according to Weiss.
Read more about the initiative here