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Cool Food fall tastings

The University of Maryland is the world’s first university to join the Cool Food Pledge, a growing movement of workplaces, hotels, hospitals and restaurants reducing the climate impact of food they serve. Cool Food commits signatories to collectively slash food-related greenhouse … Continued

Dining Plan updates

Updated May 11, 2021  FAQs We want to hear from you! Tell us about your favorite food? See something right? Have a concern? Our online comment card is confidential – and we post all comments and responses on our comment … Continued

Welcome to the University of Maryland, Home of the Terrapins!   Here are a few highlights of the UMD special diets nutrition program: The Purple Zone The Purple Zone is a station in each of three campus dining halls where … Continued

GrubHub now accepted at these University of Maryland Dining Services locations! Mulligan’s Grill and Pub in the Maryland Golf Course Clubhouse – dine-in or curbside service Cafes Applause in the Clarice Coffee Bar In the Stamp Food for Thought In Edward … Continued

NOTE: The UMD Farmers Market 2020 season is postponed. Please visit for current details. The Virtual Farmers Market Still bringing you the best local products! While our vendors can’t bring their goods to you at our on campus market, … Continued

Congratulations to our Nutrition Team for winning NACUFS Nutrition Gold for Most Innovative Wellness and Nutrition Program in 2020 for Nutrition Month programming. ———————————————————————– Congratulations to our Sustainability Team for winning NACUFS Sustainability Bronze for  Sustainability Outreach and Education in 2020 … Continued

Spring 2020 Sustainable Food Symposium The Department of Dining Services works to support student projects each semester ranging from journalism to mechanical engineering, and every discipline in between. At the end of each semester, Dining Services hosts a selection of … Continued

Dining Plan updates

Updated April 8, 2020 Message from the Director of Dining Services —————————————————— “Dear Dining Plan Students and Families, I hope this message finds you safe and well. I know that the last several weeks have been a time filled with … Continued