Stadiums score with farm-to-game eats
from Civil Eats
Tampa's Amalie Arena serves hot dogs, nachos and the rest of the foods that fans expect at an NHL game. But the arena also offers herb-studded risotto, seasonal soups, and a salad bar — all sourced from the stadium's onsite hydroponic farm. Since 2014, this 1,120 square foot vertical farm has been the source for up to 80 percent of the fresh produce served in the arena's club level restaurants and executive suites. On game nights, this can mean feeding up to 5,000 Tampa Bay Lightning fans, and those in charge hope to see that number rise.
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