The Lexicon of Sustainability. Brought to you by PBS, this online resource provides you with the basic terminology necessary to understand food sustainability.

In this web series, you can learn from almost 200 hundred experts in farming and food production. From eating locally, to cage free or certified organic, you can learn what it all really means here! Read through the terms, watch a series of short films to better understand these concepts, learn more about your food and contribute your own ideas to the lexicon. There is so much we don’t know about our food. Here’s a great place to learn!


Watch The Know You Food Series!

A short film series that introduces consumers to key terms and principles that can help them make more informed decisions about the food they eat.

Explore the Lexicon!

Explore the terms featured in these films.

Add Your Own Words

Want to add your own ideas to the Lexicon? It’s easy.