The App Review: Greenease

January 13, 2015

Each week we review a food related app. This week it’s Greenease – find out what the Lempert Report thought.

What it says it does: Greenease is a resource that connects sustainably savvy consumers with restaurants that buy local and/or offer sustainable food options. Want to learn where your food comes from? Start searching on Greenease today.

What it actually does: Choose among 11 different categories, including local, organic, sustainable seafood, gluten-free, grass-fed meats, vegan and more, select a neighborhood and then search for restaurants and markets in your desired location. Each result lists: location, cuisine, contact information, website—but it also lists which other Greenease categories the establishment falls into, as well as where they source their ingredients.

How useful is the information for target audience?: Looking for specifics about your restaurant food? Greenease helps diners connect with gluten-free options as well as free range meats, hormone-free meats, local, sustainable seafood, and veg-friendly categories. Currently in DC and NYC, it will be great when you can search Greenease in more cities around the country.

Ease of use: The app is very easy to use, just select your criteria and neighborhood and click search. You’ll find everything you need to know about the restaurants in your location or selected neighborhood.

Who would best benefit from the app?: Anyone interested in local, sustainable food, and finding new restaurants in your city or when on the road.

Cost: Free
Rating: 90/100
Visual: 15 (1-15)
Usability: 12 (1-15)
Content: 23 (1-25)
Usefulness: 20 (1-25)
Value: 10 (1- 10)
Options: 10 (1- 10)

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