Restaurant Marketing Ideas for November. Restaurant owners and operators have a lot to be thankful for with a bountiful feast of marketing ideas in November.For food related marketing, restaurants can explore traditional and contemporary recipes for Banana Pudding Lovers Month, Georgia Pecan Month, Peanut Butter Lovers Month and Vegan Month. The month also provides opportunities to help children nationwide, and to show appreciation for veterans and active duty military. Learn more at restaurantnews.com.

The Rise of Indoor Cropping. It’s commonly accepted that record food prices were one of the key triggers for the Arab Spring. This year in Zimbabwe, critical levels of crop failure put over two million people at risk of chronic malnutrition. Even a prosperous state like Singapore, which imports over 90 percent of its produce, is starkly aware of its food security risks. Read more at ethicalmarkets.com.

 Innovation Is a Key Marketing Enabler. Innovation can be a marketer’s most strategic asset, says Shideh Sedgh Bina, founding partner of Insigniam, and a speaker at the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Leadership Conference. Here, Bina shares her insight on how marketers can overcome obstacles and improve results through innovation.What are some challenges marketers are facing these days, and can they be resolved through innovation? Find out more at dmnews.com.

Renewable Energy: Profiting from Fossil Fuels’ Woes. Over $2 trillion has been privately invested globally since 2007 inrenewable energy, the highest sector monitored by the Green Transition Scoreboard®. While reduced cost and greater efficiencies are a large part of the story, renewable energy is benefiting also from changing attitudes toward fossil fuels and diminished returns on these investments. Read more at ethicalmarkets.com.