The Metro Kitchen + Drinkery menu incorporates produce and ingredients according to what’s in season locally, including some of which they grown on their own farm. They use heirloom and Ark Of Taste varietals. They promote local food artisans on WAL Public Market’s First Fridays through taste testing. They donate food, beverages and services to an array of organizations in the Sacramento area doing good work to benefit the community and the planet. Their ingredient selection, methods of preparation and the final food or beverage offerings embody Slow Food principles. They believe the proof is in the taste.