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BYOB: Bring Your Own Box and Reduce Waste in Truckee

The Station takeout menu, reusable to-go box, and to-go drink The Station takeout menu, reusable to-go box, and to-go drink

BYOB: Bring Your Own Box and Reduce Waste in Truckee

The Station takeout menu, reusable to-go box, and to-go drink

There’s a big idea in this small mountain town that’s bringing local businesses and restaurant goers together to cut down on waste destined for landfills. It’s a program launched by Keep Truckee Green that replaces single-use takeout containers with reusable to-go boxes at several restaurants in Truckee.

We all know that single-use products generate tons of waste. There are plastic bags, utensils, paper napkins,

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Where Truckee Chefs Source Local Produce (and You Can Too) at Tahoe Food Hub

Where Truckee Chefs Source Local Produce (and You Can Too) at Tahoe Food Hub

Ever had a salad made with fresh vegetables picked the day before? Head to some of Truckee’s finest restaurants like Old Town Tap, Cottonwood, Stella at the Cedar House and The Station, to name a few, and you could have the opportunity to enjoy a meal prepared with produce picked within the last 12 hours. 

What’s the secret to area chefs sourcing the freshest,

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Truckee’s Thriving Craft Brewery & Distillery Scene

Alibi Ale Works Truckee, California Alibi Ale Works Truckee, California

Truckee’s Thriving Craft Brewery & Distillery Scene

Alibi Ale Works Truckee, California

Calling Truckee home has advantages in all the obvious senses — unfettered access to the mountains, jewel-toned alpine lakes straight out of a postcard, and world-class skiing in every direction. As a creative who has made Truckee my base camp for work and play, there’s no better source of inspiration than the alpenglow on the Sierra. But what good are endless daytime adventures without the local watering hole to dish out tall tales après?

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