Four of our favorite Birmingham restaurants have Gold Star sustainability efforts. The Alabama Environmental Council has welcomed a few additional local restaurants into the EAT Alabama program. Keep reading to see if your favorite spots have been selected!
EAT Alabama, aka “Earth Aware Team,” lets you know before you go. Find out which restaurants are doing their part and prioritizing sustainability! EAT raises awareness about disposable waste and its impact on our health and that of the planet. Learn about the different levels of durability here.
With 12 partners now, the organization is growing rapidly and eagerly awaits what is to come for EAT.
“We want to support and endorse restaurants in adopting sustainable practices such as avoiding Styrofoam and reducing waste through composting and food recovery programs. We are thrilled to welcome our first municipal partner, Mayor Buddy Choat of the Town of Trussville, who will issue a proclamation on May 26 banning styrofoam in all municipal facilities.
Lauren Guillebeau, Co-Chair, Environmental Issues Committee
A must in Birmingham. And they care about the health of their customers and the planet!
The current at Cahaba Brewing Company
We are big brewery fans at Bham Now. Add locally sourced foods and sustainability? Even better!
Sol Y Luna
Just when we thought we couldn’t love this iconic place anymore.
Taproot Cafe’s mission is to “empower people to create healthier communities by connecting them to local suppliers and healthy foods.” It’s no surprise that they are a gold sustainability partner!
Want to follow EAT Alabama and the winning restaurants? Check out their website and learn more about the benefits for restaurants.