Hotels in Cuba are farming locally
Location: Varadero, Cuba
Vegetable plots have popped up in 30 beach-side hotels
Source: State media
in a bid to go green and entice guests
(SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) MELIA INTERNATIONAL HOTEL BARTENDER, YUDIEL INFANTE, SAYING:
"It's really beneficial for us to have a vegetable patch here in the hotel because it enables us to acquire fresh produce like mint and basil. We can make simple cocktails like lemonade, but with really fresh produce that is grown here in the hotel."