Nelson and Pade, Inc.® – Aquaponics

It is more important than ever to utilize methods of cultivating food that are safe and sustainable and result in food that is healthful and free of contamination. Aquaponics, when combined with controlled environment agriculture, is used to grow large quantities of high quality, fresh food in relatively small spaces in an environmentally friendly way. … More Nelson and Pade, Inc.® – Aquaponics


Do you want to eat sustainable too? Net Nutrition is a  dining website that can easily help you select  a vegan or vegetarian options and allows you to filter the eight major allergens: Dairy, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soy, Eggs, Shell Fish, and Fish, so you can plan ahead before going to the different dining locations. … More NetNutrition

Red Barn Dairy

Red Barn Dairy (Appleton, WI) supplies hormone-free humane certified milk and cheese for various events that we host throughout the year as well as in the different dining areas at the university. The wholesome milk is extraordinarily clean and nutritious. Red Barn Dairy ensures that the milk  always comes from healthy cows from the a multitude of their different farms … More Red Barn Dairy

FRESH Project

Focused Research Effort for Sustainable Habits The FRESH project is a collection system for Polylactic acid or polylactide plastics (PLA). PLA plastics are a thermoplastic that is biodegradable and is usually made out of corn, potato starch, or sugarcane within the United States. The FRESH project takes the PLA plastics and aims to collect, store, rinse and recycle … More FRESH Project

Green Cleaning

UWSP upgraded to the Diversey chemical dispensing system that combines floor, glass, disinfectant and general cleaners into one system. Chemicals are concentrated to reduce packaging and solid waste disposal. This system is utilized at all of our dining locations. It requires significantly less storage, handling, and packaging. All of our Diversey chemicals are green certified with … More Green Cleaning

Cage-Free Eggs

DSC uses organic and cage-free liquid eggs from Abbotsford Farm in many of the different dining locations (Abbotsford, WI). The eggs bought from the farm are American Humane Certified meaning the farms follow strict guidelines for taking care of the hens.   Cage-Free: On the   Abbotsford Farm, the hens are kept in an environment that provides … More Cage-Free Eggs

Compostable Containers

At all of our dining locations and events, we use compostable take-out containers. It is a simple way that DSC can help meet the needs of its consumers as well as decrease the harmful impact in the landfill. Many of our compostable take-out containers are bought directly from ECOproduct company. Water Bottles Eliminated UWSP moved to … More Compostable Containers

Parrfection Produce

Co-op Farms through Parrfection Produce, Dining and Summer Conferences of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point sources a variety of produce from surrounding farms within 150 miles from campus. Parrfection Produce LLC works with local Amish and Mennonite farmers in southwestern Wisconsin to provide a wide range of fresh produce throughout the year. The wholesale produce distribution … More Parrfection Produce

Local Wisconsin Cheeses | Portesi Pizza

One of our many vendors for pizza and cheese fries is Portesi (Stevens Point, WI). Portesis pizza and cheese fries are served at one of our many locations on campus including Upper Debot, Lower Debot, and DSC. George Portesi founded Portesi’s Italian Foods in Stevens Point, Wisconsin after migrating from Altopascio, Italy at the age of 17. Since … More Local Wisconsin Cheeses | Portesi Pizza