Friends General Conference

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Meals at the Gathering

Full-time and Half-Gathering registrants have these choices regarding food during the Gathering.  Each registrant makes one choice for the period starting with dinner on Sunday, July 1, through lunch on Saturday, July 7 (or throughout their half-Gathering registration period). 

  • Three meals a day in the cafeteria
  • Two meals a day (lunch and dinner) in the cafeteria
  • Cafeteria breakfast and lunch, plus a cooperatively cooked dinner (full-time registrants only)
  • Cafeteria lunch, plus a cooperatively cooked dinner (full-time registrants only)
  • No meal plan (off-campus housing only)

View meal plan fees. Children under 2 years eat for free. Commuters may choose a meal plan or purchase individual meals for cash. Part-time attenders may purchase individual meals for cash. Non-cafeteria options can be found on the Gathering FAQ page.

Special Diets: Vegetarian and vegan and gluten-free dishes will be a part of all meals. Friends with medical dietary needs may be accommodated in the college cafeteria if they provide specific information about their requirements when they register.