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AUG 22, 2013 - Fast Company

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A Fast Food Chain's Quest To Turn Gardening Into Good Business

Every morning at work, Wanderley Nunes dos Santos, general manager of a fast food burger joint in the Boston suburbs, has the unusual task of heading out back and picking tomatoes. The produce gets washed, chopped and put into a "local tomato salad" that the store serves. Sometimes it's crushed to make a salsa condiment. If the tomatoes are big enough, they might be sliced for toppings. All in all, B.Good, a regional chain in the Northeast, projects that it could harvest about 3,000 pounds of tomatoes this year, in addition to 500 pounds of greens, from gardens adjoining two of its store ... Read More

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