Residential Dining to offer locally sourced ingredients at special meal events

April 15, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State Residential Dining will usher in spring with two special meal events that feature locally sourced ingredients.

The first event, “Local Foods Dinner,” will take place from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 18, at South Food District. The dinner will incorporate vegetables and herbs fresh from the Penn State Student Farm. Students attending this meal can look forward to a featured dish of lamb tajine, which is a braised meat stew with vegetables, prepared by Chef Stephan Gawlowicz.

The second special event, the “Earth Day” lunch, will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 22. The special lunch, available campus-wide, will feature local cheeses and a 12­-grain bread baked fresh at the University’s bakery, complete with fresh fig and olive relish, apple pepper jelly, or ginger peach chutney. Local vendors Herlocher Foods and Tait Farms will make appearances at the event to sponsor giveaways and other promotions. Students that attend can stack their plates with a plethora of fresh and healthy food options.

For more information on the upcoming Penn State Residential Dining special meal events, contact Lauren Purisky at 717-823­-8489.

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Last Updated April 15, 2016