Mark and Ami Shadle have taken the term “Farm to Table” to a whole new level. The couple runs an incredibly successful vegan and vegetarian restaurant called G-Zen on Shadle Farm using the organic fruits, vegetables, herbs, and medicinal plants grown on their 270-year-old property.
The menu at the restaurant changes daily based on what is available for harvest; ingredients have traveled just a few steps to the plate, ensuring maximum freshness. Beyond creating nutritious, plant-based dishes, the couple has a passion for sustainability. Mark and Ami compost the kitchen scraps and give it back to the soil, creating nutrient-dense growing space for the next crops. And the entire property, including the farm and the restaurant, run exclusively on solar power.
Shadle Farm hopes to serve as an example of how we can all make a difference and have a significant impact on the planet.
From farm to table, and then back to the farm again.