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Glossary 
Bird friendly coffeeThe Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center of the National Zoo certifies "Bird Friendly" coffee as organic and shade-grown. Bird friendly coffee grows beneath a tree canopy that provides quality habitat for birds. Shade-grown coffee also plays a key role in conserving migratory birds.[9]
Cage free eggsEggs from chickens that are not confined in cages.
Certified green seal chemical“Green Seal Certification ensures that a product meets rigorous, science-based leadership standards. This gives manufacturers the assurance to back up their claims and purchasers confidence that certified products are better for human health and the environment.”[10]
Certified organic“Organic is a labeling term that indicates that the food or other agricultural product has been produced through approved methods that integrate cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity. Synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, irradiation, and genetic engineering may not be used.”[11]  
Fair trade certifiedThe Fair Trade network certifies a range of products including coffee, tea and herbs, fruit and vegetables, sugar, beans and grains, among others. Fair Trade principles include: farmers receive a guaranteed minimum floor price and an additional premium for certified organic products; workers have safe working conditions and sustainable wages; and farmers have better access to compete in the global marketplace .[12]
Sustainable food systemA sustainable food system exists when production, processing, distribution, and consumption are integrated and related practices regenerate rather than degrade natural resources, are socially just and accessible, and support the development of local communities and economies.[13]