Here are some key terms used throughout these descriptions that aim to solidify the impact and contributions of the highlighted establishments. We assume you know what they mean, but just want to emphasize their importance! Enjoy.
Sustainability: “The quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance.”
Community: “A social, religious, occupational or other group sharing common characteristics or interests and perceived or perceiving itself as distinct in some respect from the larger society within which it exists.”
Authentic: “Not false or copied, genuine, real.”
Homemade: “Made or prepared at ‘home,’ locally, or by the maker’s own efforts.”
*All definitions obtained directly from www.dictionary.com.