Growing their own produce eliminates the emissions from food transport, tractors, and other machinery used in large-scale agriculture. What they don’t grow, they buy from within a 30-mile radius of their store. They also minimize waste by 1) sending food scraps to a local pig farmer and composting whatever the pigs shouldn’t eat in their own compost, which nourishes their soil 2) using all parts of a food to produce their ever-adapting seasonal menu 3) discouraging any and all single-use items.
Little Star is a place that makes their own butter from cream, then uses the buttermilk in their biscuits. It’s a full-circle, eco-friendly diner that’s a must-stop on your next trip to Bozeman! https://www.littlestardiner.com