With three locations in Los Angeles, one in Hollywood, one in Venice and a vegan kiosk in DTLA, Locali
is a market/café for health-conscious fare known as ‘Your Sustainable Neighborhood Market.’ They are certified members of Choose Health LA, LA Green Business Association, RAISE, and were certified and nominated two years in a row, 2015 and 2016 for the Sustainable Business Council’s Sustainable Restaurant Award. Some of their sustainability measures include the use of energy efficient appliances, reclaimed machinery and wood when possible. They use energy efficient lighting when possible, recycle cans, bottles and paper, have minimal food waste due to their efficient menu designand use organic produce, non-GMO meats, cheeses, vegan meats and vegan cheeses. Their small physical footprint, they operate at max 1200 sq/ft and as small as 80 sq/ft, is also key to their eco-friendliness. The growing company, which will officially be selling franchises in late July, believes that being ‘eco-friendly’ starts with being a kind person, showing kindness to yourself by feeding your body nutrient dense, delicious, healthy food, and kindness to the community by serving such food in an environment and through a service model that emphasizes realness, warmth, and thoughtfulness related to consumption habits.