Green Lancaster header displaying a picture of an Amish buggy, and corn field, horses in a field, cows being milked, and windmills.


Antibiotics – Compound.substances that slow development

Braising- combination cooking method using both moist and dry heat.

Fair Food – Organization founded by Judie Wicks so connect local restaurants with local farmers.

Free-range Farming – A method of farming that allows animals to roam freely without being contained.

GMO – organism who’s genetic material has been changed due to genetic engineering.

John J. Jeffries – Restaurant that serves organic and free-range items. Located in Lancaster Arts Hotel

Lancaster Arts Hotel – Local hotel that houses John J. Jeffries

Marbled meat- meat that contains various amounts of intramuscular fat giving it the appearance similar to marble pattern.

Marinating- the process of soaking foods in a seasoned liquid before cooking.

Pesticide – substance for controlling or eliminating pests.

Sweet Stem Farm – Local farm in Lititz that specializes in sheep and cattle

Synthetic hormones – mimic hormone activity, but differ structurally from natural hormones

USDA – The United States Department of Agriculture is the United States federal executive department responsible for developing and executing US federal government policy on farming, agriculture, and food.

White Dog Café – Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who use environmentally sustainable ingredients.