Eat at State News

Student Organic Farm Team

March 21, 2023
Contact: Cheryl Berry,

East Lansing, MI — Michigan State University (MSU) announces the integration of MSU Student Organic Farm with the Division of Student Life & Engagement. This move reflects the university’s commitment to providing students with opportunities for hands-on learning and engagement with sustainable agriculture.

2023 Ramadan Dining Options

Spartans observing Ramadan will have dining options available from MSU Culinary Services. Four of our residential dining halls on campus will offer prepackaged breakfast options and dinner selections.


Two prepackaged breakfast options will be available each day during dinner service at:

Try Us Tuesdays in February
Every Tuesday in February 2023, save on lunch to try out our all-you-care-to-eat dining halls on campus!
Starbucks at Wells Hall

During the summer of 2023, MSU Culinary Services will relocate the Starbucks that is currently in Wells Hall. The coffee shop will move to the main MSU library, utilizing the same space our Sparty’s mini-market currently occupies.

Filipino American History Month graphic

Filipino American History Month is celebrated throughout October. Across the nation, Filipino American National Historical Society Chapters, colleges and universities, museums, and community groups are commemorating the observance with various activities and events to bring awareness of the significant role Filipinos have played in American history.

Happy Diwali graphic
MSU Culinary Services will serve special menu items on campus from Sunday, Oct. 23, through Monday, Oct. 31, to celebrate Diwali.
Great Apple Crunch Day graphic
The Great Apple Crunch is an annual celebration of fresh, local apples on the second Thursday of October, during National Farm to School Month. MSU Culinary Services will participate in the celebration on Thursday, Oct. 13, by offering special menu options and fresh Michigan apples across campus.
Hispanic Heritage Month graphic

MSU Culinary Services is featuring special menu options across campus during the week of Monday, Oct. 3, through Friday, Oct. 7, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

This includes Latin-inspired entrée selections, sides, and specialty desserts from MSU Bakers. A few examples include Beef Ropa Viejas with Cilantro Lime Rice, Picadillo with Basmati Rice and Caribbean Vegetables, Dulce de Leche Cookies, and Brigadeiros.

Lamb Burger with Roasted Tomatoes

Michigan State University (MSU) Culinary Services was recently recognized by three national publications.

Sparty mascot at 30th anniversary event


EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State University (MSU) Culinary Services (CS) hosted a celebration recognizing 30 years of the Sparty’s brand Tuesday, March 15. Sparty’s mini-market locations across campus featured food and beverage samples provided by campus vendor partners, and special anniversary cookies from MSU Bakers, plus a special photo opportunity with Sparty, MSU’s iconic mascot, at Brody Hall.