Eat REAL Winter Newsletter

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* “Every aspect of our lives is, in a sense, a vote for the kind of world we want to live in.” ― Francis Moore Lapé Winter is almost here! As we ramp up for the holidays, we have exciting news and new projects to share. Read on for more updates! Our REAL Values: Leadership… Read More


Solomon’s Delicatessen becomes the first REAL Certified Jewish Deli

Solomon’s Delicatessen becomes the first REAL Certified Jewish Deli Industry: Health and Nutrition San Francisco, CA (PRUnderground) September 25th, 2018 Solomon’s Delicatessen, in Davis, CA has undergone the Eat REAL® Certified Audit, becoming the first REAL Certified Jewish Deli in the nation. Their nostalgic classics prepared with a  farm-driven California twist are the result of detailed… Read More


Muir Woods Trading Company Becomes REAL Certified

Muir Woods National Monument’s cafe, Muir Woods Trading Company, has achieved REAL Certification status, making Muir Woods the first REAL Certified National Park in California. San Francisco, CA (PRUnderground) September 5th, 2018 Eat REAL® announced today that Muir Woods National Monument’s restaurant, Muir Woods Trading Company, has become the first National Park in California, and… Read More


Eat REAL Fall Newsletter

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* “…When you see how food is actually created, instead of just seeing it in a package in a store in a city, it gives you a real sense of awe.” ― B.J. Novak This month we take a look at the importance of knowing where your ingredients come from, and ways to build a… Read More


Eat REAL August Newsletter

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ― Hippocrates This month we take a look at the importance of thoughtful and nutritious food preparation through new initiatives and inspiration, from our REAL restaurants, and easy ways to incorporate these values at home.  Read on for more updates… Our REAL Values: Epicurean Unique… Read More


Greenfare Organic Becomes the First Platinum REAL Certified® Restaurant in Virginia

Industry: Health and Nutrition Herndon, VA | (PRUnderground) | August 1st, 2018 Virginia health-focused restaurant pioneer, GreenFare Organic Cafe, has undergone the Eat REAL® Certified Audit and became the first in the state to qualify for Platinum level certification. The experience and dishes at Greenfare Organic are not unique and inventive and are designed and crafted… Read More


Breaking Down Fats

August 2018 Newsletter | Kristin Zelhart, Nutrition, Standards and Certification Manager With National Avocado Day this past Tuesday, I was inspired to talk about fats! In the Epicurean Pillar, we focus on reducing “harmful fats”, such as trans fats and instead using healthful fats in food preparation. For this newsletter, I wanted to highlight the… Read More


Understanding Retailers’ Animal Welfare Priorities – ASPCA and Technomic

Understanding Retailers’ Animal Welfare Priorities   Introduction With consumer concerns around farm animal welfare increasing [PDF], interest in products that carry the promise of better welfare is growing. A new survey by Technomic shows that supermarket industry decision-makers are motivated to stock products that promise better animal welfare, and are seeing the benefits of doing… Read More


Interview With an Owner: GreenFare Organic Cafe – A Restaurant on a Mission

GreenFare Organic Cafe of Herndon, VA has achieved Platinum REAL Certification Status. GreenFare is a unique and powerful restaurant concept is driven by the mission to promote health and change the way their community eats. To be awarded Platinum status, Gwyn and her team prepare a 100%  organic plant-based menu without the use of sugar,… Read More


A Final Farewell to Artificial Trans Fat

Center for Science in the Public Interest | June 13, 2018 | The food industry has until Monday to stop producing foods that contain artificial trans fat—a deadline that comes just over 14 years after the Center for Science in the Public Interest petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to revoke partially hydrogenated oil’s regulatory status as safe for… Read More