Gastroblog

Partnering with Power Packs for Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving Characters Pub and the Lancaster Power Packs Project are partnering to bring hot, nutritious and hearty Thanksgiving meals to 50 families in our community. Power Packs already works weekly to promote physical and mental health for underprivileged school children by sending them home for the weekend with nutritious meals when they don’t have…

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Bringing Local and Sustainability to the Table

Local:  Belonging or relating to a particular area or neighborhood, typically exclusively so. Sustainable:  (esp. of development, exploitation, or agriculture) Conserving an ecological balance by avoiding depletion of natural resources. My philosophy about local and sustainable products includes, but is not limited to, products from Lancaster County.  I most definitely support the local farmers and…

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You Say Tomato…

This is one of my favorite times of the year, and one of the reasons for this is the abundance of locally grown tomatoes. Tomatoes are among my favorite ingredients, especially the heirloom tomatoes I get locally from sources like My Neighbors Garden. At Characters I use these tomatoes as often as possible.  They are the…

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