Tufts University has always aimed to be inclusive. In fact, the university’s Universalist founders envisioned an
institution that would offer a place for students from all cultures, religions, ethnicities, and socioeconomic
backgrounds. Tufts Dining embraces those principles and weaves them into everything we do. We strive to be
inclusive, and we are committed to providing solutions to students’ dietary needs including those rooted in their
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Rabbi Brawer lighting the pilot light.
Tufts Dining partnered with Tufts Hillel and Lighthouse Kosher to launch Beans, Greens & Grains, a fully
certified, completely vegan kosher dining option within the Dewick-MacPhie dining center. Lighthouse Kosher
is an innovative non-profit organization that combines Orthodox rabbinic supervision with a vision of
ecological sustainability and social responsibility. A team of trained Tufts students serve as mashgichim and are
onsite every day to insure smooth operations and full compliance. The facility receives regular oversight and
spot-checks from Lighthouse Kosher and Tufts Rabbi Naftali Brawer. Beans, Greens & Grains features
appealing, freshly cooked, plant-based meals featuring local produce.
Pax et Lox, a glatt kosher, on-the-go deli located on the lower level of the Campus Center.
Students who keep kosher or those who would like to be able to regularly do so, now have the opportunity to share meals with peers with ease and convenience.