Chipotle to source local produce

DENVER Chipotle Mexican Grill, with more than 730 units nationwide, said it plans this summer to buy at least a quarter of its produce from local small and mid-size farms.

The company said it would source romaine lettuce, green bell peppers, jalapenos and red onions from local farms when seasonally available.

“This is another way we are changing the way the world thinks about and eats fast food,” said Steve Ells, founder, chairman and chief executive

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