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Goal 2: Zero Hunger

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

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EXAMPLES OF UMD CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARD THE GOAL

This resource is under development and we want your help to fill it out! Use the webform below the examples to tell us about other departments, programs, projects, etc. at UMD that address the SDG locally or globally. The examples on this page are just a broad starting place to help compile meaningful involvement at UMD so that the Office of Sustainability can work with interested stakeholders to explore potential next steps.

umd campus pantry
UMD Campus Pantry

The University of Maryland Campus Pantry’s mission is to alleviate food insecurity among UMD-College Park students, faculty and staff by providing emergency food to University of Maryland College Park students, faculty, and staff in need.

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Food Recovery Network
Food Recovery Network

Food Recovery Network is a national nonprofit that unites students at colleges and universities to fight food waste and hunger by recovering perishable food that would otherwise go to waste from their campus dining halls and donating it to those in need. Our goal is to change the norm from food waste to food recovery in the United States.

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MaryPIRG
MaryPRG Zero Hunger Campaign

Reaching students who are food insecure, and redirecting underutilized resources on campus, such as the food pantry, to those in need.

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UMD AGNR
UMD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

As the founding college of University of Maryland, AGNR is known as the Cornerstone College. Learn more about our rich history and how it has led us to become the highly competitive and cutting-edge college we are today, driven to excel in academics, research, and extension.

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Please tell us about other departments, programs, projects, etc. at UMD that address this goal locally or globally:

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