OUR FRUITS & VEGETABLES

Come From Farms That

  • Are concerned with maintaining and improving the health of the soil and the environment.
  • Harvest crops in season and at the peak of ripeness for the best flavor and nutrition.
  • Do not use genetically modified seed varieties.

Whenever We Can, We Buy From Farms That

  • Are using regenerative agricultural practices.
  • Use no - or low - spray growing practices.
  • Are working toward closed loop systems, minimizing external inputs (like synthetic fertilizers) and waste outputs.
  • Are not using conventional monoculture practices.
  • Are small, family-, minority-, or queer-owned, and/or are newly established.
  • Are local (within 300 miles) of NYC and growing seasonally for our climate.
  • Have personal relationships with Farm To People.

OUR MEAT, DAIRY & EGGS

Always Come From Animals That Are

  • Treated humanely at all stages of life.
  • Not caged. 
  • Given ample access to range, open pastures and forage whenever weather and health conditions permit.
  • Not given sub-therapeutic, preemptive antibiotics or synthetic growth hormones (like rBST).
  • Never raised in concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).

Whenever We Can, We Buy From Farms That

  • Are using regenerative agricultural practices. 
  • Feed their animals locally grown or certified organic non-GMO grain.
  • Are humane-certified.
  • Are small, family-, minority-, or queer-owned, and/or are newly established.
  • Raised locally (within 300 miles) of NYC.

OUR SEAFOOD

Comes From Fisheries That

  • Are chosen based on the recommendations of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program which relies on regionally specific ecosystem-based criteria. We commit to offering seafood caught or grown using only “Best Choice” or “Good Alternative” Monterey Bay practices.
  • Do not administer antibiotics or synthetic growth hormones.
  • Are grown or harvested using practices that do not damage the surrounding ecosystem.
  • Are wild-caught when this can be done responsibly.
Whenever We Can, We Choose Seafood That Is


OUR VALUE ADDED GOODS

Always Come From Producers That Are

  • Offer clean, minimally processed labels with as few ingredients as possible.
  • Mindfully source their ingredients, avoiding GMOs, and take advantage.
  • Whenever possible of local or seasonal ingredients.
  • Do not use chemical preservatives or artificial flavors.
  • View their business practices holistically, considering how their companies make social, economic, and environmental impacts.


Whenever We Can, We Buy From Producers That
  • Exclusively make small batch, handmade foods.
  • Are from small businesses. 
  • Are a part of the NYC food community (local to NYC).
  • Have personal relationships with Farm To People.

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