Green Food Week is an initiative that aims to promote planet-friendly food, coordinated by FoodInsider. The 2022 edition took place from the March, 7 to 11 .

The WG Food of the RUS Network supported the initiative


Green Food Week (March 7-11) aims to make school and university canteens more environmentally friendly by replacing one or more meals during the week. and university canteens to have a lower environmental impact, replacing one or more meals during the week with sustainable alternatives.



It is a symbolic week to connect children and college students in a collective meal that contributes to significant savings in greenhouse gas emissions. Meal that contributes to significant savings in greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere” - says Claudia Paltrinieri, president of Foodinsider - “In addition to the initiative we have to explain to parents and teachers why legumes, millet and organic products are good for humans and are a medicine for the Earth. products of organic origin are good for human beings and are a medicine for the Earth. The result has gone beyond our expectations: we have been hit by an unstoppable wave of enthusiasm that, with the simple word of mouth of the participating realities, has come up to the to the adhesion of the Municipality of Rome with its 150,000 meals!"


RUS and its members participated to Green Food Week by offering special menus to university canteens.

RUS universities that joined the Green Food Week are: Politecnico di Milano, Politecnico di TorinoUniversità IUAV di VeneziaUniversità degli Studi della Basilicata, Università degli Studi di Cassino del Lazio MeridionaleUniversità degli Studi di GenovaUniversità degli Studi di MacerataUniversità degli Studi di Milano-BicoccaUniversità degli Studi di PadovaUniversità del Piemonte OrientaleUniversità degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata"



Visit FoodInsider's web site to discover the initiative in detail