The R&DE Dining Sustainable Food Program Manager holds a full-time position within R&DE Stanford Dining. This person works closely with the R&DE Student Housing Manager of Sustainability and Conservation Programs, students and other campus stakeholders to implement and manage sustainability initiatives on behalf of R&DE.
The Sustainable Food Program Manager’s responsibilities encompass four main areas:
Dara Olmsted Silverstein is the R&DE Dining Sustainable Food Program Manager. Her previous position as the Coordinator for the Harvard Food Literacy Project included managing student educators in sustainability, planning educational events and managing farmers’ markets. Prior to that, she worked for eight years in Harvard’s Office of Sustainability.
After graduating with an undergraduate degree from Harvard, Dara earned her Masters of Arts in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts. She has also written the “Green Blog” for The Boston Globe and is a certified Master Gardner.