Chipotle Says it Will Double Local Produce Served in 2011
If you’re familiar with Reset San Francisco, you’re probably familiar with our love of taco trucks. Today, instead of just talking tacos, we’re going to talk burritos too – specifically the almost unnaturally tasty burritos and tacos thousands of San Franciscans eat every day from the fast food chain, Chipotle.
San Francisco is home to dozens of local tacquerias and when given the choice, we find it more delicious (at least for our soul) to support these small local businesses. But for sustainability to have a broad impact it needs to go beyond the mom-and-pop store and be a part of the entire economy. And that includes big chains.
So the question becomes, does the fast food burrito empire, Chipotle, deserve credit for its recent announcement that it intends to double the amount of local produce it uses in 2011? Read More