Some of our favorite local Florida partners and products
Vic Donati, Tonya Donati & Josh Rumschlag, Cofounders
Mother Kombucha is in the business of doing good through the making of their delicious fermentations. From harnessing the power of the sun at the “mothership” and composting their spent teas for community gardens, these brewed-by-hand beverages strive to be earth-, health- and people-conscious.
Sun & Body Care
Autumn Blum, Founder
As a chemist, an environmentalist and explorer — Autumn and her team came together after a dive in Palau with a mission to create skincare products for people and the planet. Understanding how fragile the aquatic ecosystem is, Stream2Sea offers sunscreen with no oxybenzone, octinoxate and octocrylene because of their possible impact to coral reef, and their tube packaging is made from sugarcane resin instead of plastic.
Chelsea & Matt Williams, Cofounders
With his focus on living better — after a sobering stint in rehab — Matt Williams created nutrition bars that garnered word-of-mouth appeal. Learn about Matt and Chelsea’s heartfelt journey.
221 BC Kombucha
Aneta Lundquist, Founder
Located in Sarasota, Florida, 221 BC Kombucha is proudly owned and crafted by passionate “hippy in heels,” Aneta. Her kombucha story began when, through brewing, she realized the potential for kombucha to be an alternative to processed sodas and energy drinks. Now 221 BC Kombucha has 11 organic, delicious flavors — all locally produced.
The Adams Family, Owners
On 40,000 acres of Florida pasture, Adams Ranch’s cattle roam. Founded in 1937, Adams Ranch is a fourth-generation farm in Fort Pierce, Florida. Their cattle are raised on vegetation feed, producing exceptional beef for the Fort Pierce community and beyond.
Bethesda Farm Eggs
Sean Hellein, Founder
Along with producing delicious organic eggs, Bethesda Farm Eggs is a nonprofit that is dedicated to serving the Jacksonville community. They pay their employees living wages and build “community micro-farms” in local schools — all from profits they make selling their eggs.
Cookies by Shar
Shar Melwani, Founder
Located in Davie, Florida, Cookies by Shar was started after Shar discovered her love for baking while preparing for her daughter’s first birthday. Now, starting with the finest ingredients, Cookies by Shar makes premium baked goods decorated to be as delicious to the eye as they are to the palate.
Chris Gove & Dustin Jeffers, Founders
When a group of ocean-loving Floridians got together to form Saltwater Brewery, they made sure to keep the sea at heart. While they are always refining the taste of their unique, handcrafted beers, they also make sure to advocate for the ocean through fundraising and educational events with nonprofit partners. Perhaps the coolest part: They’re the first brewery to use E6PR (Eco Six Pack Ring), made out of by-product waste and compostable materials.
Lauren Feingold and Ashanty Williams, Founders
Lauren and Ashanty’s dual passion for working out at the gym and cooking in the kitchen helped to create this line of plant-based protein bars. “There were no bars on the market that delivered the ingredients we craved,” they stated. The way they look at it, each ingredient is there for a reason. Miami’s high-performance athletes took notice. On your mark, get set, eat!
Autumn Bloom, founder
Stream2Sea was born when Autumn Bloom, an avid diver and environmentalist, stopped to reconsider common skincare products and the possible impact of some ingredients on our health and the environment. Her sunscreen does not contain oxybenzone and octinoxate — ingredients that potentially damage coral reefs. Additionally, the tube packaging is made from sugarcane resins.
Vegan Heavenly Delights
Dairy-free dips & desserts
Brooke Henzel, founder
When her doctor told her she had high blood pressure, Brooke Henzel course corrected. She pivoted to a plant-based lifestyle, became a personal trainer/fitness nutritionist and, oh yeah, she founded her own company. After making her own high-quality vegan cheese dips and desserts from scratch, she took her recipe to the public and created Vegan Heavenly Delights.
Zak the Baker
Zak Stern, Founder
Zak the Baker’s naturally leavened and hand-shaped breads are made using traditional methods he learned from his many overseas apprenticeships. Zak brought his honed skills back to his hometown and opened a bakery, serving the community with made-from-scratch breads, pies, cookies and more.
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