Palm Beach

November 14, 2014

Localecopia Meet & Greet At The Breakers Palm Beach

The mission of Localecopia is to support the local economy, to capitalize on group synergies, promote environmental awareness, initiate sustainable practices, lessen our carbon footprint and to create a new business model that will continue to grow into other local communities. The Localecopia Focus is on Local Product Consumption, Education & Research, Conservation & Sustainability, Eliminating The Disconnect Between Producer And User, Renewable Energy Communication, Bringing Together Individual Initiatives Marketing “Branding” The Localecopia Concept, and Creating A New Way Of Doing Business

Localecopia is hosting a meet & greet to kick off the 2014-2015 at The Breakers Palm Beach on November 19 from 1-3pm. This is an opportunity to meet the local producers and chefs who utilize the local products. Attendance is free; RSVP to Valet parking will be complimentary for event attendees.

“One of the goals at The Breakers is to be a leader in sustainable environmental practices. Procuring food and other products locally is critical to helping run a sustainable business. Buying local not only reduces greenhouse gas emissions created from procuring items from national and international sources but gives us fresher, more nutritious and even safer products. I believe Localecopia is the logical solution to make local sustainable product procurement viable. Localecopia also provides a network to enable our community to develop meaningful sustainability programs. I think this is a model for any community to develop the changes critically needed be better caretakers of our environment.— Rick Hawkins – Director of Materials Management – The Breakers Palm Beach.

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