Local college food ranked
Updated: Tuesday, August 26 2014, 07:42 PM EDT
Rochester, N.Y. – The University of Rochester has landed at #6 on a list that ranks the 75 best colleges for food in America.
The list is compiled by The Daily Meal, a popular food and drink website.
The study started from a list of 2,000 colleges. Factors taken into consideration were dining services, nutrition and sustainability, accessibility and service, education and events, and surrounding dining options.
According to The Daily Meal, The University of Rochester showed tremendous efforts to make the on-campus dining program sustainable, delicious and fun.
The University received high marks for bringing in local ingredients for local meals as well.
48% of all the items sold on campus are grown, raised, processed or wholly manufactured in New York State according to a University news release.