ETHOS Brings Food Awareness To Founders Green

Haverford’s student-run food initiative welcomed on- and off-campus groups that focus on issues of food and sustainability to a fair on Founders Green.

On Friday, Haverford’s student-run food initiative ETHOS held its fifth annual Food Day, which featured on- and off-campus groups focused on issues of food and sustainability.

More than 10 tables were set up on Founders Green, each one devoted to a different group from the Bee Boys (beekeepers from Bryn Mawr) to GMO Free PA, to members of Haverford’s own student-run garden. As members of the community walked across the Green, they had the opportunity to sample homemade bread and apple cider, received invitations to join campus co-ops, and learned about how to work toward responsible food cultivation in our own community.

“This event is bringing together a bunch of people in the community from within Haverford and outside who are all interested in different kinds of food issues,” said Amanda Friedman ’18, a member of ETHOS. “We are trying to start a conversation about what’s happening at Haverford and outside.”

Besides Food Day, ETHOS also works to try to include more local, organic, and sustainable foods in Haverford’s Dining Center. The group also works to educate the campus community about food justice, and, as such, have started a film series that included a screening of Food Justice from Seed to Market on Friday.

-Michael Weber ’19

Photos by Caleb Eckert ’17