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Recyclemania contest highlights year-round efforts

PULLMAN, Wash. – Recyclables at Washington State University are collected in 1,600 recycling bins, moved and processed every day. » More …

March 26: WSU chefs part of food bank fundraiser challenge

PULLMAN, Wash. – Matthew Lasof, executive chef for Washington State University Dining Services at Northside Café, will compete against two other local chefs in the Community Action Center’s Chef’s Challenge at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at the Gladish Community Center. » More …

Program lets donors help feed hungry students

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students who run out of food money will not have to go hungry thanks to a new donor-funded program called Cougs Feeding Cougs. WSU believes it could be a model for universities nationwide. » More …

SNAP benefits accepted at The Market on Cougar Way

The Market is located in Global Scholars Hall.

By Chantell Cosner & Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Eligible low-income students and families have an on-campus location where they can purchase food using their SNAP benefits, thanks to a partnership between Washington State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. » More …

Dietician promotes healthy eating in impoverished Haiti

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

alice-maPULLMAN, Wash. – The sunlight was all but gone as Alice Ma and other volunteers stepped out of their cars into the hot, humid air of rural Haiti. They had just flown from the United States, driven for hours deep into the countryside and now faced a two-mile hike in the dark to reach the remote mountain village of Timo. » More …

Partnership provides low-income access to fresh foods

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The Market in WSU’s Global Scholars Hall.

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Dining Services at Washington State University has partnered with the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to make fresh foods more accessible for qualified low-income students and families at The Market. » More …

WSU chef earns industry’s highest certification

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs

jason-butcheritePULLMAN, Wash. – Following two years of planning, learning and polishing his cooking skills, Washington State University chef Jason Butcherite has received executive chef certification from the American Culinary Federation. » More …

Assistant director achieves executive chef certification

By Chantell Cosner, Administrative Services

Adam-KoernerPULLMAN, Wash. – Dining Services chef Adam Koerner recently earned his executive chef certification, joining other Washington State University chefs Howard Campbell and Jamie Callison in that honor. » More …