This page lists local businesses that have demonstrated a commitment to environmentally or nutritionally sound principles. If there is a product or service that you would like to see here, feel free to let us know about it by sending a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Modern Leaf and Bean (146 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ, 973-661-0439) is a lovely cafe that offers locally roasted Fair Trade and direct trade coffee beans, a wide selection of organic Fair Trade loose teas, and delicious locally baked goods. Also sells Schmutzerland jewelry, made by a Nutley artist.
Modern Yarn (32a Church Street, Montclair, NJ, 973-509-9276) carries products that support local economies and promote a green environment. Read all about these items under the "Yarn" tab at www.modernyarn.com. And while you're at it, check out the rest of the website. This store is a wonderful community resource.
Terracycle Fertilizer - Made from waste and packaged in waste! This is an organic plant food made through vermiculture (worms composting organic waste) and sold in recycled plastic bottles. It is available from garden centers, Home Depot and Shop-Rite. See www.terracycle.org for more information about this product and for a complete list of vendors.