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.
Please Note: Often times, menu options will feature ingredients sourced from Certified Organic farms, though depending on the season, and the daily menu, if your visit to a restaurant is to enjoy an organic option, it is advised to call the restaurant before reserving to ensure it will be available.