Sustainable Business Spotlight!

Dear restaurants and business owners who care about the environment, I love you; you are an inspiration. This is my fan letter of gratitude.

Consumers who care, here are a few favorite things:

Durham Green to Go

Hanna Lee/Lee Attracting Birds and Bees

Liberation Threads

The Durham Originals:
sustainability, conservation, placemaking, design. What’s not to love? 

Chirba Chirba Dumpling Truck, sustainably certified!

Tenco Coffee

By the Brook Films

Vittles Films

Caffe Belezza Italian Coffee Truck, sustainably certified! 

Lost Boys Food Truck, sustainably certified! 

Blu Seafood

Saltbox Seafood Joint

Fishtowne Seafood, Beaufort, NC

Walking Fish

Locals Seafood

Luna (b/c they used to automatically stick plastic straws in your drink but quit doing that. Plus, their food is slammin’. Try their Jalapeno Lemonade. 

La Perla Restaurant in Morehead City (hidden gem of grand proportions)

When you’re on your coastal NC vacation, be sure to use the Plastic Ocean Project’s Ocean-Friendly Establishment Guide!

Thank you Ginger Taylor, Bonnie Monteleone, Lisa Rider, and Kim Wood Beller for your fantastic work on that project and on so many others. You are forces for good.

Favorite Sustainable Getaways:

Half Moon Caye, Belize, book with Island Expeditions.

Crooked Tree Lodge, Belize

Community Baboon Sanctuary, Belize

Las Caletas Lodge, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

Sirena Station at Corcovado also on Osa Peninsula.

Toucan Rescue Ranch, San Josecito, Heredia, Costa Rica

Edge of the World, Dominical, Costa Rica

Cascada Verde, Uvita, Costa Rica. We LOVED kayaking and snorkeling with Bahia Aventuras.

Arenal Observatory Lodge, Costa Rica

Balenbouche Estate, Saint Lucia

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