Published: July 5, 2022
Food from BFR

In our May Newsletter we learned that in 2018, 21.59% of landfill waste consisted of food waste according to the EPA . Check out this article for information on some ongoing efforts to reduce food waste by upcycling! 


The Environmental Center, in partnership with CU Housing and the Boulder Food Rescue offers a weekly delivery of FREE rescued food to Graduate and Family Housing! The goal is to put excess food from grocery stores to use and make it accessible to the Graduate and Family Housing community. 

Current details for the food distribution:

  • When: Tuesdays from 11:30am to 2pm (or until food runs out.) 

  • Where: Athens North Hall Community Center

  • Located here on the  CAMPUS MAP               

Please bring your own bag!


Interested in Helping Out?

If you have any extra crops from your GFH community gardens, please consider sharing your excess with the community by dropping it off at the Tuesday distribution. 

To keep this food distribution running each week, we need volunteers to help run the event on Tuesdays.  If you would like to help, please sign up here! Volunteering is very easy and rewarding! Email with any questions or concerns you may have!


Our Saturday Distribution is continuing during the Summer!

Details for the SATURDAY food distribution:

          -  When: Saturdays from 1PM to 3PM (or until food runs out)

          -  Where: The University Memorial Center (UMC) on campus, on the first floor across from the Starbucks

          - Located here on the Academic Campus Map

Please bring your own bag


Here are some other options to receive free food on campus!

Buff Pantry food distribution

Mobile Food Pantry: