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24 Community-Encouraging Eateries

From Sign Language Restaurants Cafes to Employment-Aiding Cafes

— September 16, 2014 — Lifestyle
These community encouraging eateries range from sign language restaurants to employment-aiding cafes. The unique businesses go one step beyond the traditional service industry enterprise and encourage a sense of community through their business model.

Memorable examples from this list include a restaurant that gives employment opportunities to refugees along with a non-profit cafe that provides coffee and baked goods to the less fortunate.

This list of community encouraging eateries illustrates the power of a socially conscious business model in today's society. These inspiring examples are breaking down barriers and helping those who are less fortunate. In addition to social enterprises, some other examples on this list include eateries that double as art galleries and educational centers. These particular encourage a sense of unity within their community and celebrate culture.
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Converted Farm Pizzerias
Converted Farm Pizzerias
This Family-Run Farm Serves Organic Pizza to Hungry Customers
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Locally Supplied Cafeteria Concepts
Locally Supplied Cafeteria Concepts
IDEO Reimagines Lunch for School Kids
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Philanthropic Vegan Eateries
Philanthropic Vegan Eateries
This Charity Business Donates 100% of Profits to Support Causes
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Roaming Refugee Restaurants
Roaming Refugee Restaurants
Mazí Mas Creates Employment for Migrant Women in London
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Resident-Run Shops
Resident-Run Shops
Barford Village is a Collective Offering Community Services
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Global Sustainability Restaurant Ratings
Global Sustainability Restaurant Ratings
The Sustainable Restaurant Association Expands Worldwide
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Energy-Efficient Pizzerias
Energy-Efficient Pizzerias
The Vest Pizza Campaign Rewards Eco-Consciousness with Food
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Small-Living Catering Businesses
Small-Living Catering Businesses
'Hand Made Food' is an Independent Chef Kitchen in London
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Stigma-Ending Bistros
Stigma-Ending Bistros
'Out of This World Cafe' in Toronto Engages the Psychiatric Recovery Communi
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Mission-Based Cafes
Mission-Based Cafes
Overflow Coffee Bar Fosters a Community Get-Together Environment
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Vegan-Friendly Catering Companies
Vegan-Friendly Catering Companies
Change Kitchen Provides Jobs for the Homeless
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Ethical Gastropubs
Ethical Gastropubs
The Duke of Cambridge Serves Organic and Local Foods
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Non-Profit Volunteer Cafes
Non-Profit Volunteer Cafes
The Rio Coco Coffee Cafe Sends its Profits to Local Schools
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Charitable Caffeine Movements
Charitable Caffeine Movements
Pay It Forward by Purchasing a Suspended Coffee in Certain Cafes
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Pop-Up Community Kitchens
Pop-Up Community Kitchens
This Kitchen-Free Restaurant Asks Locals to Cook for Patrons
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Communal Garden Eateries
Communal Garden Eateries
The Erba Brusca Restaurant Boasts Organic Ingredients & Communal Dining
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Sign Language Eateries
Sign Language Eateries
Signs Restaurant in Toronto is Meant to Create Jobs for Deaf Individuals
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Nonprofit Coffee Shops
Nonprofit Coffee Shops
Strawberry Line Cafe Employs Adults with Learning Disabilities
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Monochromatic Checkered Cafes
Monochromatic Checkered Cafes
The Parisian Craft Cafe Promotes Community
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Day Care Coffee Shops
Day Care Coffee Shops
Daisies Cafe is for People with Mental Illness & Learning Disabilities
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Stress-Free Financial Centers
Stress-Free Financial Centers
State Farm's Next Door Cafe Offers Financial Advice in a Relaxed Way
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Generosity Cafes
Generosity Cafes
KereKere Coffee Kiosk in Melbourne Lets Customers Pick a Cause
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Delightfully Picturesque Cafes
Delightfully Picturesque Cafes
The Kale Cafe Embodies a Suburban Charm
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Multi-Purpose Social Cafes
Multi-Purpose Social Cafes
Giraffe Perth Offers, Food, Gifts and Art, All for a Cause
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