Real food is Ecologically Sound.Food production operations practice environmental stewardship that conserves biodiversity and preserves natural resources, minimizing use or production of toxic substances.
- Certified by one of several specified organizations (e.g. USDA Organic, Rainforest Alliance) OR
- Produce grown at the U of M under organic practices (from Cornercopia Student Organic Farm)
Producer & 50% of ingredients meet above criteria.
The path below provides some examples of organizations, researchers, individuals, and more who are part of the conversation around this topic because they believe that it is important.
Feel free to move through the path in any order, and spend more time on whichever ones interest you.