These popular organic restaurants in New Jersey feature organic food from local organic and sustainable agriculture farms with many embracing the "Slow Food" cooking process
Antibiotic-free: Animals that have not been treated or raised with antibiotics during their lifetime in compliance with USDA standards
Wild seafood: Fish caught at sea, either by line or net.
Farm-raised: Seafood that has been raised in ponds. i.e., tilapia, shrimp, and ocean penned salmon.
Fresh: An ingredient that never has been fully frozen
Free-range-free-grazing: Animals that are free to roam outside cages or barns.
Grass-fed: Animals with continuous access to pastures of grass or hay during the growing season.
Organic: Animals raised free of antibiotics and artificial hormones and not be fed animal byproducts. Produce grown without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Certified by the USDA as organic.
No hormones added: Animals not treated with synthetic growth hormones.
Natural: A minimally processed product free of artificial ingredients or color.
"Slow-Food" Cooking Process: While some of the organic restaurants listed offer non-organic selections on the menu, the restaurants selected have a focus on using food products that are natural and come from local organic growers and farms, and are committed to using minimally processed food.
It sets the pace as a trendy, industrial chic style restaurant serving healthy food using fresh farm to table local ingredients sourced from Certified organic farms.
An elegant, rustic, farmhouse, featuring almost 100 percent of the proteins are grown either on-site at Double Brook Farm, or sourced from other local growers, and from Thistle Creek Farm in Central Pennsylvania --- a USDA Certified Organic farm.
Coffee and Cornbread is a local hidden gem, popular with diners who enjoy an affordable luncheonette that uses healthy, fresh, quality ingredients.
With 3 NJ locations, they attract diners who come to enjoy vegan, vegetarian, meats, and gluten free dishes using Certified Organic ingredients,
A popular place for diners who come for their organic menu that offers, vegan, vegetarian and few meat items for carnivores.