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McDaniel pledges to use 'real food'

McDaniel pledges to use 'real food'

McDaniel College is the second Maryland college to sign on to a pledge to purchase 20 percent "real food" by 2020. The college's president, Roger N. Casey, and Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Beth R. Gerl signed a pledge Wednesday afternoon with the Real Food Challenge to move the college toward "real food," described as local, sustainable, humane and fair trade. The Real Food Challenge, a student-led national movement, plans to shift $1 billion of the $5 billion colleges spend annually on processed and junk food to fair-trade and sustainably produced foods, said Real Food Challenge National Campaign Director David Schwartz. "It...

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