The R'Pantry started in the Fall of 2015 after being initiated by an undocumented student group. The need for a pantry grew beyond their group, and thus has lead to a campus-wide program complete with a staff and central location.
Seeds of Change Program
21% of food purchases qualify as Sustainable. UCR dining is dedicated to provide healthier options from organic, fair trade, local, and hormone-free sourced proteins and produce.
Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
The campus has a rich history of citrus research and as a part of that history, the Campus dining has begun to bottle freshly squeezed juice from the citrus groves on campus. It has been an incredible success -- the shelves keep having to be restocked!
Student Recreation Center (SRC) Teaching Kitchen
The recently LEED certified Student Recreation Center Expansion houses a large kitchen used for teaching demos.