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Greenest Restaurant: Founding Farmers

The locavore and farm-to-table movement has swept across America in recent years. Restaurants in big cities and small towns have realized that using seasonal local produce and locally sourced, organic meats and poultry satisfy their patrons? stomachs and consciences. Quite a few eateries make area ?best of farm-to-table? lists but Founding Farmers in Washington, D.C., […]The post Greenest Restaurant: Founding Farmers appeared first on Pursuitist.

The locavore and farm-to-table movement has swept across America in recent years. Restaurants in big cities and small towns have realized that using seasonal local produce and locally sourced, organic meats and poultry satisfy their patrons? stomachs and consciences. Quite a few eateries make area ?best of farm-to-table? lists but Founding Farmers in Washington, D.C., stands out from the rest of the pack. And no, it?s not because President and Michelle Obama are frequent visitors. It?s the only LEED-Gold certified restaurant in the nation.Since 2008, Founding Farmers has been an eco-friendly leader in the food and beverage industry. The 8,500-square-foot restaurant was built out of reclaimed and recycled materials?heart-of-pine wood from an old textile mill was used for the flooring?and utilized VOC paints and adhesives in its construction. Ninety percent of the construction waste was recycled. The restaurant has an in-house water filtration system, installed low-flow toilets in restrooms and uses biodegradable garbage bags an...
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