Food.Fun.Stuff: Go Green!

[ 0 ] April 15, 2009 |

Going green, we love it! Kudos to Founding Farmers who will become the first Certified restaurant in the District and the first LEED (*Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold full-service, upscale-casual restaurant in the U.S. Good stuff Founding Farmers😉 LEED is the USGBC’s (*U.S. Green Building Council) rating system for designing and constructing the world’s greenest, most energy efficient, high performing buildings and interior spaces. LEED based their decision on Founding Farmers having a number of green design and construction features that positively impact the project and the community including having: Energy Star Appliances, higher efficient HVAC System and Green Power, just to name a few.

Congrats to Founding Farmers!!

*The certification becomes official on Wednesday, April 22 which is also Earth Day 2009:-)

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Category: Announcements, health concious, Washington D.C.

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Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Panama, Washington, DC and North Carolina. All four places have heavily influenced her life and the foods she loves today. After graduating Howard University School of Law and beginning her life as a young professional in the city she was led to start Johnna Knows Good Food in November 2007 to keep family, friends and colleagues updated on where to go and what to eat while dining in the nation’s capitol. French, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. French has been featured in print and television, appearing in Washingtonian Magazine and is a regular contributor to various local TV affiliates including WUSA 9, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. During the 2016-2017 football season, Johnna aired on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host. Johnna is currently a regular contributor to the FOX Baltimore Weekend morning show.

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