As the sports industry increasingly embraces ecological stewardship, some of the world’s most iconic sports venues are championing healthier, more sustainable food. Champions of Game Day Food provides a detailed summary of some of the more successful game day food greening programs at professional sports venues across North America.
North America’s professional leagues, teams, and venues have healthy, and ecologically intelligent operations. At the same time, the sports greening movement has brought important environmental messages to millions of fans worldwide. Sport and socioeconomic barriers.
Previous reports produced by the Green Sports Alliance and Natural Resources Defense Council, including Game Changer and Collegiate Game Changers, documented how the sports greening movement embraces more sustainable business practices while promoting a nonpolitical public commitment to environmental protection.
The way our food is produced, transported, prepared, and disposed of has a profound impact on our environment, and directly affects public health. Fans are increasingly focusing on the impacts of our food supply and for good reason. there are many things that iconic sports institutions and their millions of fans can do to promote healthier, ecologically intelligent food systems.
Genuinely sustainable agriculture maintains the resilience of the entire ecosystem. It respects our invaluable water supply, supports biodiversity—the birds, bees, and countless macro and microorganisms—that maintain the health of our planet.
Sports venues and concessionaires have a unique opportunity to embrace better practices and raise awareness about environmentally preferable decisions that promote more sustainable agriculture.
Champions of Game Day Food documents how sports venues and concessionaires across the country are already moving toward environmentally preferable food service. Its case studies at each stage of food service to help build a healthier and more sustainable food program.
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