In Lancaster County, we are blessed with amazing farmer’s markets. This is our “go-to” source for much of our fresh ingredients. We get to know the knowledgeable market vendors. They provide us with not only the highest quality ingredients, but also allow us to purchase in precise quantities. In-season produce in Lancaster County cannot be beat!
This is accomplished through recipe-specific quantities being purchased. Also, we coordinate our recipe development where we can cross-utilize any bulk-purchased ingredients in a single day or week of production.
To be a good environmental steward, we compost any eligible food waste creating a nutrient-rich material to go back into the earth. This minimizes what gets hauled away and ultimately ends up in a regional landfill.
Our team is always on the lookout for that special dish, utensil, fabric, or cutting board at our local yard sales, consignment shops, antique markets or auctions. We always have cool new “treasures” coming into the studio that did not require resources to be newly produced.
Our goal is to minimize the use of disposable plastics. Our decisions of where to purchase products are driven by this factor.
We explore and utilize effective ways to clean without the use of harsh or damaging chemicals.
As we work with a variety of food clients that supply their own products, we find ourselves with a variety of excess high-quality foods. The mission effectively uses these donations to support those food-insecure in our local community.