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Featured Video

How do you balance your restaurant’s design with your sustainability goals? Expert Tarah Schroeder explains what you need to know in our new video interview.



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Program Highlights

6 tips for building a rooftop garden [video]

What is more local than a rooftop garden? Nothing! Get 6 tips on how to build a rooftop garden from a Chef Ethan McKee of Urbana in Washington, DC.

Eco-friendly signage shows sustainability commitment

A restaurant’s marketing materials can have an impact on the environment. Menus, daily special signs, interior décor items and direct mail contribute to landfill waste. Get tips to minimize waste in this Manage My Restaurant blog. 

Are locally grown and cage-free always best?

Making the most eco-friendly food choices can be complex and confusing. Learn how conventional wisdom may not always be correct for local sourcing, cage-free eggs and wild-caught fish at SmartBrief.