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Self-Sustained Dining

Restaurants cultivate their own gardens and farms for a fresher menu

Implications - A natural convergence of the sustainability movement and farm-to-table ideals, self-sustaining restaurants that produce many of their own ingredients points to the future of dining. Often incorporating aeroponic and hydroponic technologies, these projects are at the forefront of the urban gardening movement and speak to a consumer preference for fresh, organic and locally produced food.
Workshop Question - What does the future of your industry look like and where do you see your brand's role in getting there?
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Featured Examples

Herb-Covered Eateries
Herb-Covered Eateries
This Restaurant is Decorated with Herbs the Chef Uses to Prepare Meals
Design Studio Yaron Tal created the interior styling for the Segev Kitchen Garden, which features lush foliage and herb-covered decor. All of the plants located in various areas in the dining room... MORE
Hydroponic Farm Cafes
Hydroponic Farm Cafes
London's 'FARM:shop' Grows Food On-Site for Its In-Store Cafe
As a growing number of consumers opt for locally sourced food over imported ingredients, London’s ‘FARM:shop’ is paving the way for sustainable eating. Instead of simply opting for... MORE
Garden-to-Table Cafes
Garden-to-Table Cafes
This Kreuzberg Garden Project is an Organic Food Hub with a Quaint Cafe
Prinzessinnengärten (Princess Gardens) is a Kreuzberg garden project that boasts a charming cafe within the urban farming site. The Berlin-based project is one of the most well-known examples of... MORE
Sustainable Urban Eateries
Sustainable Urban Eateries
This Restaurant Champions Progressive Farming and Eco-Friendly Dining
The Perennial is a San Francisco restaurant that champions progressive farming and eco-friendly dining. While many restaurants have explored the concept of farm-to-table dining, The Perennial has... MORE
Self-Sustaining Restaurants
Self-Sustaining Restaurants
The Famed 'Noma' Restaurant is Basing Its Menu On the Changing Seasons
The famous Noma restaurant, known for its incredible chefs and 24-course meals is revamping itself to become a three-in-one restaurant. The future of the Nordic restaurant will see itself moving... MORE
Hybrid Greenhouse-Restaurants
Hybrid Greenhouse-Restaurants
De Kas, Amsterdam Serves Freshly Grown Food as it is Harvested
De Kas, Amsterdam is an unusual restaurant that truly has something unique to bring to the table—the food that it serves is cooked the same day that it’s plucked from the ground, tree or vine.... MORE
Communal Garden Eateries
Communal Garden Eateries
The Erba Brusca Restaurant Boasts Organic Ingredients & Communal Dining
Erba Brusca is a community-focused eatery in Milan, which uses its menu to create the wholesome decor. Taking inspiration from the vibrant and fresh ingredients, the eatery focuses on natural... MORE

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