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Consultants

 

DLR-web2DLR Group

dlrgroup.com / 602.381.8580 / 6225 N 24th St # 250 / Phoenix, AZ 85016

DLR Group’s brand promise is to elevate the human experience through design. Founded as an architecture and engineering firm in 1966, today we serve clients through integrated delivery of planning, architecture, engineering, interiors, and building optimization for new construction, renovation, and adaptive reuse. Our core areas of expertise are organized around Hospitality, Retail/Mixed-Use, Workplace, K-12 Education, Higher Education, Justice+Civic, and Sports design.


Wells Fargo Advisors

wellsfargoadvisors.com
Helping Clients Succeed Financially. We provide advice and guidance to help maximize all elements of your financial life, whenever and however you need it.

 

Education

 

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ASU Global Institute of Sustainabilty

sustainability.asu.edu / schoolofsustainability@asu.edu / 480.727.6963 / School of Sustainability, Arizona State University / PO Box 875502 / Tempe, AZ 85287 / Physical: 800 S. Cady Mall / Tempe, AZ 85281

Established in 2006, the School of Sustainability’s mission is to educate a new generation of scholars and practitioners and create innovative modes of scholarship by bringing together leaders, stakeholders, and people from multiple disciplines to develop practical solutions to the most pressing sustainability challenges.


Arizona SciTech Festival

azscitech.com / 480.250.7764

The Arizona SciTech Festival is a state-wide celebration of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM or STEAM when you include the arts) held annually in February and March. Through a series of over 1000 expos, workshops, conversations, exhibitions and tours held in diverse neighborhoods throughout the state, the Arizona SciTech Festival excites and informs Arizonans from ages 3 to 103 about how STEM will drive our state for next 100 years. Spearheaded by the Arizona Commerce Authority, Arizona Science Center, the Arizona Technology Council Foundation, Arizona Board of Regents, the University of Arizona and Arizona State University, the Arizona SciTech Festival is a grass roots collaboration of over 700 organizations in industry, academia, arts, civic, community and K-12.


Environmental Education Center

chandleraz.gov / 480.782.2200 / 4050 E Chandler Heights Rd. / Chandler, AZ 85249

The City of Chandler Environmental Education Center (EEC) serves as a gateway to Veterans Oasis Park, a 113-acre Sonoran Desert landscape. The EEC offers a variety of programming for all ages, engaging guests with their natural surroundings through art, science, fitness and outdoorsmanship. Inside the EEC, guests can explore exhibits, meet a few desert animals, relax in the lounge, reserve classroom and pavilion spaces and register for classes. Several annual signature events offered by the EEC include the Sonoran Sunset Series, Star Party, Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration, Dragonfly and Butterfly Bash, Chandler Scout Jamboree and the Fall Fishing Clinic and Outdoor Safety Event.


Natural Choice Academy

naturalchoiceacademy.com / 602.404.7820 / 13840 N. Tatum Boulevard / Phoenix, AZ 85032

Phoenix’s first all-natural preschool, for infants through Pre-K. We help your child learn and grow in a healthy, natural, and sustainable environment. We offer an on-site organic garden, all-natural meals & snacks, pesticide & preservative free food, no added sugars or high fructose corn syrup, and large outdoor playground for physical activity. We have air purifiers in every classroom, filtered water from every faucet, VOC-free paint throughout the building interior, indoor air quality certified furniture, and cleaning done with all natural products. We also contribute to sustainability: recycled products are used in classroom and administration, organic cotton is used for all sleep surfaces, landscape maintenance is zero-emission, electricity is obtained from renewable resources, and children are taught to reduce, reuse, and recycle.


Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences

medcenter.scnm.edu / 480.428.3232 / 2164 E Broadway Rd. / Tempe, AZ 85282

The Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) is a school of medicine and health sciences grounded in natu ropathic principles. Dedicated to the ideal that everyone deserves high quality health care, we engage students in rigorous innovative academic programs, discover and expand knowledge, and empower individuals and communities to achieve optimal health.


Thunderbird Online

online.thunderbird.edu / 800.457.6959/ 1 Global Place / Glendale, AZ 85306

Thunderbird School of Global Management is the world’s #1 ranked school of international business with more than 65 years of experience in developing leaders with the global mindset, business skills, and social responsibility necessary to create real, sustainable value for their organizations, communities, and the world. Thunderbird Online, a professional development division of Thunderbird, provides online courses and executive certificates to busy professionals seeking to continue learning throughout their professional career.


University of Arizona

publichealth.arizona.edu  /602.827.2319 / 1295 N  Martin Ave. / Drachman Hall/UofAP.O. Box 245163 / Tucson, AZ 85724

Arizona’s first and only accredited college of public health, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health offers tremendous opportunities to its students for education, research, and community involvement thanks to a locale rich in history, research opportunities, and university academic resources. The College consistently ranks among the top five in American Indian and Hispanic graduates and students enrolled among 45 accredited schools of public health, according to recent data from the Association of Schools of Public Health.

 

Energy, Solar & Gas

 

Salt River Project

srpnet.com

As one of the nation’s largest public power utilities, SRP provides reliable, reasonably prices electricity and water to more than 2 million people in Central Arizona.


Siemens

usa.siemens.com/efficient / 800.743.6367

Operations can account for 60% of the life cycle cost of a building, so managing energy and operational efficiency is critical to maintaining your facility’s overall value. And it gets harder with age. Siemens experts can help your facility do more for less. We take the time to understand your operations and longterm business requirements. We then provide answers tailored to meet your specific needs and budget constraints. With strategies, systems, services and financing options designed to maximize building performance, we can help your building reach peak efficiency at any stage in its life cycle. Greater efficiency means less waste, an improved environmental impact and more for your bottom line.


Sun Valley Solar Solutions 

svssolutions.com / 480.361.6041 / 3235 N Arizona Ave. Chandler, AZ 85225

Sun Valley Solar Solutions is an Arizona solar panel installation company started in 2006 by two former Intel engineers, Russ Patzer and Joe Messner. With millions of watts of installed solar power and hundreds of satisfied residential and commercial customers throughout Arizona, including Maricopa, Pinal, Navajo, Pima, Cochise, Coconino and Yavapai counties, Sun Valley Solar has become a major AZ solar contractor.

 

Entertainment

 

Arizona Vegetarian Food Festival

azvegfoodfest.com / Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater / 7230 E 2nd St / Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Foodies, locavores, vegetarians, vegans, flexitarians, and those who simply want to find out more about living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle, this is the festival for you! The Arizona Vegetarian Food Festival is back for its third year, where a showcase of vegetarian innovation involving the newest in plant-based food and products will be exhibited at the Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater by experts in the field. Enjoy the many speakers, presentations, music and especially the food!

Vegetarian food companies, restaurants, and health and wellness vendors will congregate in Scottsdale, AZ in January every year to celebrate the delight of vegetarian food and cruelty-free living. Tickets cost $30.00 per day; $50.00 for the weekend and $75.00 for VIP.


Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West Tours

franklloydwright.org / 888. 516.0811 / 12345 N. Taliesin Dr. / Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Frank Lloyd Wright began building this desert masterpiece in 1937 as his personal winter home, studio, and architectural campus. Located on the beautiful Sonoran desert in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains, the site offers a broad range of guided public tours where visitors can experience Wright’s brilliance. Tours range from 1-3 hours.


Friendly Pines Camp

friendlypines.com / 928.445.2128 / 933 East Friendly Pines Road / Prescott, AZ 86303-8202 / info@friendlypines.com

We are a residential summer camp for all boys and girls ages 6-13. Friendly Pines Camp is a family-owned, independent camp. The camp is accredited through the American Camp Association (ACA) and a member of the Western Association for Independent Camps (WAIC). During the rest of the year Friendly Pines Camp rents its facilities to a wide variety of groups for retreats, conferences, and other gatherings. The camp located in the Bradshaw Range just south of Prescott, Arizona, which is about 2 hours northwest of Phoenix, about 2 hours southwest of Flagstaff, and about an hour west of Sedona. We are at an elevation of about 6300 feet and enjoy comfortable warm summers and mild winters. Much of camp property borders the Prescott National Forest.


Independent Talk 1100 KFNX

1100kfnx.com / 602.277.1100

KFNX was voted one of the Top Ten Radio Stations in Arizona by Ranking Arizona with over 50,000 weekly listeners. KFNX has one of the largest signals of any Phoenix Radio Station with 50,000 watts reaching almost 5 million people throughout Arizona from Sedona to Tucson and Yuma to Globe and worldwide over 1100kfnx.com. KFNX exclusively features Five of the Top Ten Talk Shows in the country including – ‘Imus In The Morning’, ‘The Laura Ingraham Show’, ‘The Dennis Miller Show’, ‘The Savage Nation with Michael Savage’, and ‘The Herman Cain Show’. KFNX offers The Blaze national news and Marketwatch as well as local news, weather (with Jim Howl) and traffic around the clock.


Southern Arizona Arts & Crafts Alliance

saaca.org / 520.797.3959 / 7225 N. Oracle Road Suite 112 / Tucson, AZ 85704

SAACA exists to ensure that, through engagement in arts and culture, our communities produce strong, inspired citizens. SAACA enlists artists, businesses, governments and individuals to expand artistic and cultural opportunities. We believe the arts play a key role in building community, enhancing education, providing therapeutic benefits and innovating economic development.

 

Family & Kids

 

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

desertmuseum.org / 520.883.2702 / 2021 N. Kinney Rd. / Tucson, AZ 85743

The mission of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is to inspire people to live in harmony with the natural world by fostering love, appreciation, and understanding of the Sonoran Desert. The Desert Museum is ranked on TripAdvisor.com as one of the Top 10 Museums in the country and the #1 Tucson attraction. Unlike most museums, about 85% of the experience is outdoors! The 98 acre Desert Museum is a fusion experience: zoo, botanical garden, art gallery, natural history museum, and aquarium.


The Hippie Hobby

thehippiehobby.com / 602.391.6326

Crafting with upcycled, recycled or natural products are the new craze.  Forget about running around to a million different stores looking for the supplies you need without any luck!  No more scratching your head wondering how to make your crafts just a little bit more “eco-friendly”.  Each kit comes in a box filled with instructions, links for free print-ables and all the stuff you need for your mystery craft.  Have fun, get a little more hippie and Craft On!


Phoenix Zoo

phoenixzoo.org / 602.286.3800 / 455 North Galvin Parkway / Phoenix, AZ 85008

The Phoenix Zoo provides experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world. We are committed to managing and operating the Zoo as a credible, successful, and self-sustaining enterprise. We demonstrate compassion for each other and ensure the highest standard of care is given for the well being of our animals. We approach our work with energy, enthusiasm, and a desire to create enjoyable experiences for all, staff and public alike.


Practical Art Gallery and Retail

pratical-art.com / 602.264.1414 / 5070 N. Central Ave. / Phoenix, AZ 85012

Practical Art is a friendly retail and gallery space featuring 100% locally-made wares in wood, fiber, ceramic, glass, metal, and up-cycled materials.  All of our work is produced by Arizona artisans—we have over 100 of them producing work for you.  We carry art that is useful in some way—everything from kitchen tools to home and office items, soap, clothing, furniture, jewelry, and more.

We are constantly signing new artisans and we get new work in weekly–even daily. So, please stop in to experience practical art yourself.  Everything must be touched to be truly appreciated!

 

Fashion & Bridal

 

A Second Look

asecondlook.com / 602.992.1916 / 10620 N 32nd St. / Phoenix

We are one of the world’s largest clothing and housewares consignment stores.
A SECOND LOOK has been in business for 30 years. We currently have over 29,000 consignors. We process for sale over 15,000 individual and often one-of-a-kind items per week at our Phoenix, Arizona location.


Goodwill

goodwillaz.org / 602.535.4000 / 2626 W. Beryl Avenue / Phoenix, AZ 85021

Goodwill of Central Arizona is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit agencies in the state and is nationally recognized as the leader in empowering disadvantaged individuals to achieve their highest level of personal and economic independence. We help them develop new skills so they can succeed at work, achieve their goals and eliminate anything that stands in their way.


Laura Tanzer Designs

lauratanzerdesigns.com / 520.981.9891 / 410 N. Toole Ave. Suite 110 / Tucson, AZ 85701

Laura Tanzer designs modern sophisticated clothing that blends exquisite textures, luxurious fabrics, and digital printing to create a symphony of fashion, to create beautiful garments, with excellent fit and distinctive style. All of our garments are made in the USA by skilled sewing technicians.

 

Financial

 

Frontier Financial

frontierfinancialaz.com / 602.635.2399 Option 1 / 21639 N 12th Ave #200 / Phoenix, AZ 85027

Traci Ranic – Mortgage Planner- NMLS 17167 Making a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers at all stages of the home buying process through education.


Pima Federal Credit Union

pimafederal.org/greenloans / 520.887.5010 / P.O. Box 50267 / Tucson, AZ 85703

Pima Federal Credit Union is a place where people have come together to live their dreams. Our members have united their assets to help each other by providing loans and other financial services.We are very different from a traditional bank. Pima Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit organization that doesn’t answer to stockholders. We are responsible to and serve only our members, like you.


Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

800.925. 7470 / mark.morales@wfadvisors.com / Mark Morales, Associate Vice President-Investment Officer /  1800 W. Continental Rd. Ste 120 / Green Valley, AZ 85622

Wells Fargo Advisors is one of the nation’s premier financial services firms. Its brokerage business is represented by nearly 16,000 financial advisors nationwide and was born out of the Wells Fargo & Company’s 2009 acquisition of Wachovia Corporation. They sit down with you, get to know you and your specific needs, and then help create a plan that addresses your goals.

 

Food, Dining & Wine

 

Agave Farms

agave-farms.com / 602.374.6553 / 4300 N Central Ave / Phoenix, Arizona

We are an urban agricultural experience in Central Phoenix spread over 17 acres. As a community garden, we provide an agricultural experience to the homeowners of Phoenix by providing space for community events which is free of charge. We also provide fresh produce, herbs and other edibles to residents, restaurants and chefs. We grow plants, mix soils and provide them to residents and landscapers.

It is our vision to serve as the keystone for the sustainable transformation of the Phoenix uptown/downtown area. As part of this, we regularly host events such as lectures and workshops with expert speakers from horticulture, landscaping, agriculture,  soil management, and the culinary arts.


Amici Catering

amici.catering / 602.866.1604 / 1744 W. Bell Rd. / Phoenix, AZ 85023

As a proud provider of delicious food, it is vital that each of us do what we can so that this beautiful Earth, the source of the ingredients for our food, will continue to be a bountiful source to us all. Which is why, in an effort to align with the rapidly growing movement toward sustainability, Amici Catering is proud to do its part by switching to compostable and recyclable premium cutlery and dinnerware.

Partnering with local suppliers is one more way Amici Catering supports the community. Our clients benefit from getting the very best from regional businesses, we reduce environmental impact by minimizing product shipping, and – perhaps most importantly – we focus economic investment dollars right here in Arizona.


CAFÉ meto

civanacarefree.com / 480.653.9000 / 37220 North Mule Train Road / Carefree, AZ 85377

CIVANA believes eating well means incorporating plenty of clean whole foods into a diet. CAFÉ meto offers a largely plant-based flavor forward menu with gluten free, grain free, vegetarian, vegan, anti-inflammatory, and gut friendly options. Enjoy breakfast and lunch with salads, wraps with greens, nourishing protein additions, and a fresh juice bar with organic coffee.


Carmella’s Savory Fare/Diamond Vision Events

diamondvisionsevents.com / 480.621.5559 / carmella@diamondvisionsevents.com

Chef Carmella aims to bring people together in the kitchen to enjoy a fine dining and social experience.


China Mist

chinamist.com

The founders of this company decided that they were going to formulate and distribute the first-ever gourmet, fresh-brewed iced teas for restaurants. They maintain the highest standard in tea brewing and ingredients.


Cult Coffee Roaster

cultcoffeeroaster.com / 623.434.0939 / 2030 W Quail Ave / Phoenix, AZ 85027

CULT Coffee Roaster has been a Phoenix Valley favorite since 1997. Like most artisan roasters, we pride ourselves in honoring the vibrant supply chain of farmers that create the amazing coffee beans that we procure then carefully prepare for you by roasting them by hand and with passion.


EXPNutrition

expnutrition.wordpress.com / 602.615.2486 / Phoenix, AZ / malbert@EXPNutrition.com

Melanie A. Albert, intuitive cooking expert, author, and speaker, has been active in wellness, integrative medicine, and nutrition for over 15 years. She is a 2007 graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, 2001 Integrative Medicine Fellow and 2003 Intuition Fellow of the Kaiser Institute, former marketing consultant for Weil Lifestyle, LLC / Andrew Weil, MD, Holistic Nutrition Culinary Instructor at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, Arizona, and 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher. She received culinary training with the Rouxbe Cooking School Plant-Based Professional Certification. Her company, Experience Nutrition, was an Official Health & Wellness Partner of the NFL Alumni Association in 2011. Melanie lives in Phoenix. You can always find her shopping at farmers’ markets, experimenting in the kitchen, and practicing yoga.


Fair Trade Cafe

azfairtrade.com / 602.354.8150 or 602.253.6912 / 1020 N. 1st Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85003 / Phoenix, AZ 85003

Fair Trade Café and Gallery is a locally owned café committed to providing certified fair trade, organic and shade grown coffee to the Valley. All of the coffees are locally roasted, not only for taste but also to bring money back into the Greater Phoenix community.


Food in Root

foodinroot.com / 520.261.6982 / info@foodinroot.com

We started with an idea. A pretty simple one at that: make it easier to get information about the food you buy. Our focus begins with farmers’ markets, the ubiquitous place to shop for all things food related. We are working on building a better blueprint for a farmers’ market, to help new markets grow, and existing ones to flourish. We love the benefits it brings: providing fresher and better tasting foods, promoting health and wellness, creating sustainability in the environment, boosting the local economy, and having fun!


The Looney Veggie Cooking Company

looneyveggiechef.com / 720.272.6935 / kkeck@looneyveggiechef.com

Personal Chef Services:
I will cook delicious, savory vegan meals for you and your family in your home using ingredients that you have on hand or will assist you in finding the finest, healthy ingredients from local health food stores and farmers markets. I can accommodate special dietary needs and can create a menu on your budget. Call for more information and pricing based on your specific needs.

Cooking Tutor Services:
I can teach you and your family great cooking methods and give helpful tips to design gorgeous, tasty meals for yourself, family and friends. This can even include shopping with you to show you how to choose healthy ingredients and what to avoid when purchasing processed foods and produce.


Native Seeds

nativeseeds.org / 520.662.5561

Native Seeds/SEARCH (NS/S) is a nonprofit seed conservation organization based in Tucson, Arizona. Since its founding, Native Seeds/SEARCH has been dedicated to this calling to conserve the rich agro-biodiversity of the arid Southwest because of its genetic and cultural importance.


Phoenix Ale Brewery

phoenixale.com / 602.275.5049 / 3002 E. Washington St. / Phoenix, AZ 85034

This local brewery creates innovative flavors of beer and serves it in the Taproom, which is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a full selection of our beers on draft. Grab a pint or a flight of our unfiltered ales, or take a growler to go.


Pillsbury Wine Company

pillsburywine.com / 928.639.0646 / 1012 North Main Street / Old Town Cottonwood, AZ 86326

Pillsbury Wine Company is the evolution of a Dream-Come-True project by NZ Film Director Sam Pillsbury. Growing up in NZ, Sam witnessed the phenomenon of growing classical wine grapes in unusual places. On a camping trip in Arizona thought he could try the same thing here. His first wines under the Pillsbury label got a 93 from Iron Chef Mark Tarbell in the AZ Republic, a ‘Best AZ Wine’ from the San Francisco Examiner, a rave from trendy Eateraz blog stating that these ‘are the first wines we can say make Arizona wines taste like incredible wine!’ He now grows Syrah, Mourvedre, Grenache, Petite Sirah, Viognier, Malvasia, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Symphony, Rousanne and Chenin Blanc.


Pomegranate Cafe

pomegranatecafe.com / 480.706.7472 /4025 E Chandler Blvd. #28 / Phoenix, AZ 85048

Revitalizing food and pure flavors are at the heart of what we do.  We make everything from scratch (from mouth-watering latte’s with hand-crafted POMilk to wholesome breads, flavorful sauces & spreads, and decadent cakes) with the highest quality, nutrient rich, organic, whole, plant-based ingredients.

Pomegranate Cafe values the symbiotic relationship we share with the earth and recognizes the local community as our livelihood.  A percentage of our profits is donated to animal-based charities.

We support small, local farmers and artisans who share our commitment to providing exceptional products with ecologically responsible methods.


Pour Masters

pourmasters.com / 602.505.7293

Pour Masters is your professional bartending service. We maintain the highest level of skilled, professional, and reliable bartenders. All of our staff are awarded the Title 4 Certification and the carry their Arizona Food Handlers Card. We will always abide by the laws and keep your event enjoyable and safe.

Being in the bartending industry for many years, we understand the meaning of service. Our monthly training sessions ensures your bartender is ready with every situation. We believe that bartending is not just preparing drinks but also the customer service given. Our bartenders, waiters & waitresses will go the extra mile to make sure your event is worry-free and enjoyable.


Queen Creek Olive Mill

QueenCreekOliveMill.com / 25062 S. Meridian Rd. / Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Since 1997, Queen Creek Olive Mill has made America’s finest extra virgin olive oils and imported balsamic vinegars from Italy. Husband and wife Perry and Brenda Rea have created an olive oil empire in Arizona, supplying the Valley and its surrounding cities with farm fresh, local food and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  With the addition of three new retail stores across Arizona, Queen Creek Olive Mill makes it possible for customers to have access to the highest quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil, while keeping it local.


Terras

civanacarefree.com / 480.653.9000 / 37220 Mule Train Road / Carefree, AZ 85377

NOURISH: The body works hard and at Terras we honor your body with real food – whole, organic, and local (when possible) to sustain our guests and our planet. Terras menus feature fresh fruit, vegetables forward dishes with boldly flavored proteins. Flavor is the focal point. When it’s real, you can taste it. And savor it.


Titina’s Catering

Titinascatering.com  / titinapacheco@hotmail.com / 480.232.4354

Healthy, unique dishes with an Argentina twist. We do full or half size catering for small gatherings to large group events. First time customers receive a 20% discount off of any order of $100 or more when you mention Green Living AZ magazine.


Tryst Cafe

trystcafe.com / 480.585.7978 / 21050 N. Tatum Blvd. #108 / Phoenix  85050

Featuring organic, all-natural global fare fused with eclectic flare, extensive glueten-free options “Tryst Around the World” entrees that showcase indigenous foods from a specific country or region and live entertainment on the first Monday of every month, Tryst will not disappoint.


Whole Foods Market

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Scottsdale: wholefoodsmarket.com / 480.515.3777 / 7111 E. Mayo Blvd. / Phoenix, AZ 85054

Tucson: wholefoodsmarket.com / 520.795.9844 / 3360 E. Speedway Blvd. / Tucson, AZ 85716

The Whole Foods Market chain provides the finest natural and organic foods available to customers and maintains the strictest quality standards in the industry. They have a mission to support a sustainable food culture.


Wholesum Harvest

wholesumharvest.com

There’s a reason we’re one of North America’s fastest growing organic producers. We recognized the importance of sustainable farming practices decades ago. That’s why we use all-natural fertilizers, solar technology and 100% recyclable packaging to deliver wholesome fruits and vegetables that families love.


Witnessing Nature in Everything

witnessingnature.net / 480-813-9065 / 6803 E Main St / Scottsdale, AZ 85251 / Jennifer@WitnessingNature.net

For the past 30 years, I’ve spent weeks, months, and years traveling to international locations. This lead me to develop a passion for different cultures and developing personal relationships with the people I met around the world. Being a Chef and an Engineer, I have always wanted to know how things work and are done, which drove me to take cooking classes and cook along side my friends and chefs in many parts of the world. These experiences and these amazing people have helped me to understand local culture through local food.

Local food is quite different than the food served in restaurants which is why I love to spend my time in the neighborhoods appreciating the local living and partake in the local customs, food and open air markets.  This has helped build my enjoyment of simple, clean and organic foods, which is what I wish to share with each of you. It is my mission to create awesome, flavorful meals without additives, sugars or heavy sauces and high fat. You can utilize clean natural food without GMO, pesticides, growth hormones, or antibiotics – foods that are grown the way nature intended.  Enjoy & share with your friends.

 

Health & Wellness

 

Bauman’s Xtreme Training

baumansxtremetraining.com / 855.992.7746/ 6500 N. Scottsdale Rd Suite B-1 / Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Xtreme Training is the best kept secret in town.  It’s about taking your fitness to the next level from wherever you’re at.  It’s about empowering people and giving you the system, self-confidence and mental courage to overcome the discomfort.  It’s the type of training where we build you up physically and mentally, teaching you the techniques for total body fitness.  We empower you to take this type of training and go anywhere in the world and be able to continue to do it.  The thing that keeps people coming back is that you never ever do the same class twice.  It’s completely different every time.

Xtreme Training is about camaraderie; the relationships between the people and the fun that’s involved.  The people come together in a positive, supportive way to grab the least athletic person and pull them along with us to get them to a place they never thought they could be.  The group has really become friends for life.

Xtreme Training is about the people, the relationships and the uplifting atmosphere.  Whether you’re a professional athlete, or a new mom, it’s about modifying what you’re doing, pushing you a little further every time and getting you through the class, especially when you thought you couldn’t.


Body Beautiful Spa

bodybeautifulspa.net / 602.522.9222 / 4449 N. 24th St. / Phoenix, AZ 85016

Body Beautiful Spa is a licensed full-service day spa and medical spa. Since 2007, Body Beautiful Spa has been providing outstanding service at a great price in a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Body Beautiful Spa is a proud member of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, the North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Visit Phoenix, and the Arizona Guide.


Brent Shaw & April Nunemaker – Isagenix

Whatever your health goals – Lose Weight, Build Muscle, Improve Nutrition, Optimize Health – We have the products to help you achieve them.

Call Brent at: 602.370.8241 Call April at: 480.459.0568


CIVANA Carefree

civanacarefree.com / 480.653.9000 / 37220 Mule Train Road / Carefree, AZ 85377
CIVANA Carefree is the first sustainable wellness resort to open in Greater Scottsdale area. Grounded in its principles of sustainability, attainability and possibility, the resort is an adaptive re-use of an existing facility incorporating a natural design palette and materials, while improving energy efficiency and the introduction of solar energy in its new spa building.


Glos Wellness Solutions

gloswellness.isagenix.com/ 928.515.4223 / Scottsdale, AZ / gloswellnesssolutions@gmail.com

Be enthusiastic about the new you in 2017! It’s my specialty! Eating simple, whole, organic, clean food, specializing in allergy avoidance, busy lifestyles, all ages!


Isagenix

isagenix.com / 480.889.5747 / 2225 S. Price Rd. /  Chandler, AZ 85286

We offer health and wellness product solutions for weight loss, energy and performance, and healthy aging. This triple-faceted approach ensures that our top-of-the-line products are sure to please all, and can easily be tailored to fit any goal. With the help of Isagenix®, Associates have experienced life-changing weight loss, increased health and improved athletic performance. Our product solutions are the highest-quality, always natural, with no-compromise ingredients.


Living Raw By Grace

livingrawbygrace.com / 623.236.6007

Are you looking for easy, fast, inexpensive recipes? A detox program to help you feel better, lose weight, or lower your medication usage? A personal coach to help you eat healthier, one step at a time? Classes where you can watch and participate in making easy, healthy, and simple dishes? Would you like to know the first step toward healthy living? Visit Living Raw by Grace to learn more!


Pure Joy Planet

purejoyplanet.com

OUR MISSION IS… to teach you the basic health and wellness strategies to successfully create balance in today’s demanding lifestyle, providing you with the tools and empowerment to heal yourself. Our intention and goal is to offer the highest and best quality experience, instructors and ingredients possible. We hope that you will appreciate the extra energy we put towards perfecting your experience.


Purple Lotus Productions

purplelotusproductions.com / 480.296.1917

Purple Lotus Productions offers a large variety of  products, services, workshops and events to help you on your Mind – Body – Spirit journey.

 

Home Products & Services

 

Copenhagen copenhagen

copenhagenliving.com / 602.266.8060

Copenhagen Imports, locally owned and operated, shops the world for the latest in beautiful, functional contemporary furnishings for your home and office.


Eco Mama Green Clean

ecomamagreenclean.com / 480.544.6262

Do you love having a clean house without any lingering chemical odors? Then Eco Mama Green Clean is the service for you. We have found that using green cleaning products is the best choice for homes with babies, children, and pets. For people with environmental sensitivities and various allergies, green is the safest way to clean. Every day we take active steps in protecting your home and our environment by providing this service at an affordable rate.


Expressions Home Gallery

expressionshomegallery.com / 877.709.2227 / 100 East 15th Street Suite 200 / Fort Worth, TX 76102 / info@expressionshomegallery.com

When building a home, look no further than Expressions Home Gallery. Expressions is trusted by the community’s leading custom builders for its elegant showroom and concierge-inspired service. Here you can realize your creative vision and find just the right premium, high-end appliances, plumbing, lighting and hardware products for your home.

Embarking on any design project for your home can be a stressful process – we’re here to help you relax and enjoy the ride! We’re committed to our customers every step of the way, helping them select, coordinate, and execute the ideal design for their home.


Green Organics Pest Control

greenorganicspest.com / 602.448.1180


Greenington Furniture

greenington.com / 253.867.5460

Greenington’s fine bamboo furniture is sleek, durable and sustainable. Bamboo is the planet’s most eco-friendly, rapidly renewable resource and Greenington transforms it into practical and stylish furniture.


IKEAIKEA

ikea.us/tempe / 1.888.888.4532 /

Inspiration for your home all year round. Take things home right away or have them delivered. Our kid-friendly store features a playland. Don’t forget to enjoy a bite to eat in our restaurant. Join IKEA FAMILY, our free loyalty program for free perks.


OakCraft Elegant Cabinetry

oakcraft.com / 623.412.1901 / 7733 W. Olive Ave. / Peoria, AZ 85345

Combining superior craftsmanship with cost-saving production processes, OakCraft delivers a full range of quality products that cater to all your needs from cabinets to built-ins, interior wood accessories to match cabinet color and much more. We tailor make product sizes to fit specific requirements, improve aesthetics, and provide an innovative sense of design.


Organic Living

organiclivingaz.com / 602.224.5313 / 8342 N. 7th St. / Phoenix, AZ 85020

Organic Living thinks about the health of your skin when making their products, including organic mattresses and bedding, and medical grade air purifiers. Their furniture and home products are absolutely safe for babies, infants, pets and seniors. They also offer services such as home and automobile carpet cleaning.


 PurMaid

purmaid.com / 1.888.554.4847 / 4960 S Gilbert Rd #1-243 /Chandler, AZ 85249

At Pur Maid, our commitment goes beyond just providing the best Green Cleaning Service around. In all that we do, our planet and your well-being are in our hearts and minds. By super concentrating our cleaning formulas, we are able to reduce our impact here on Earth through reduced packaging, waste and transportation emissions. Pur Maid’s owner-maids travel their routes in a fleet of high fuel-efficiency vehicles to reduce emissions. Further, adopting some cutting-edge policies for paper, fuel and time reductions have come to set our service apart from others in our industry which continue to allow us the ability to offer affordable yet superior maid services.


Recycled City

recycledcity.com / 480.269.5149 / PO Box 24389 / Phoenix, AZ 85074

At Recycled City we make recycling your food waste easier than ever before! With air-tight buckets, bags of Bokashi, and weekly pick-up services we encourage you to join us in regenerating urban farmland and creating fresh, local food. If you love local food, you’ll love recycling your food waste because the key to healthy local farms is healthy soil. Currently, precious top-soil is being lost due to deforestation, conventional agriculture, and other destructive practices that remove biomass. This is called soil erosion. On top of this, food comes to us from thousands of miles away and then we send the old and unused food to landfills where it rots away and pollutes our air. By recycling your left-overs and food scraps, you can help create abundant local farms. Instead of participating in a destructive cycle, recycle! Join us! When you collect your compostables, together we will create abundant local farms.


Solar Pool Technologies

solar-breeze.com / 623.582.2825 / 2114 E. 5th St. / Tempe, AZ 85281

Our mission is to introduce the technology and products that will make it possible to remove swimming pools from the electrical power grid. The Solar-Breeze robotic pool skimmer is the first in this line of products and will be followed over the next few years by other solar-based pool cleaning and filtration technologies.


Stardust Building Supplies

stardustbuilding.org / Mesa: 480.668.0566 / Phoenix: 602.424.1575

Stardust Non-Profit Building Supplies encourages reuse and repurpose in our community through innovation, education and partnerships. We operate retail centers that provide reclaimed and gently-used building materials to the community, making home repairs and remodeling more affordable and sustainable. RECLAIM . REUSE . REBUILD


Tower Garden

towergarden.com / 866.235.0414

Tower Garden® is a state-of-the-art vertical aeroponic growing system. It’s perfect for rooftops, patios, balconies, terraces—just about any relatively sunny place outside. Tower Garden gives you more control of your and your family’s health by making it easy-to-grow nutritious, great-tasting vegetables and fruits at home. And it’s a smart choice, both environmentally and economically.


Unified Brand

unifiedbrand.com / 480.248.8685 / 1550 E. Missouri Ave. Suite 103 / Phoenix, AZ 85014

Unified Brand provides cost-effective solutions to local community businesses, providing platforms to help “unify” the brand across multiple forms of media in a powerful, dynamic way.


Watts Water Technologies

wattswater.com / 978.688.1811 / 815 Chestnut Street / North Andover, MA 01845-6098

Since its founding in 1874, Watts has provided innovative solutions to improve comfort, safety, and quality of life for people around the world through our expertise in a wide range of water technologies. With over 50 years of water treatment and conditioning experience, Watts is known as a worldwide leader in the water quality industry. As a global leader, Watts remains committed to their employees, customers, and partners in the innovation, development, and manufacturing of water technologies, systems and solutions that protect our natural resources.

 

Real Estate

 

Century 21/Toma Partners, Franca Amoroso-Chang

francaamorosochang.c21.com / 602.954.2000 / 2200 E. Camelback Rd, Suite 217 / Phoenix, AZ 85016

I trained in Early Childhood Education and worked for 2 years at The Montessori School in Plainview, NY. After moving to Switzerland I was active as a volunteer in the United Nations Women’s Guild (UNWG), a nonprofit organization in Geneva, from 1987 to 2002. In my career as an Arizona Realtor I am able to capitalize on my love of people and my organizational skills to make a difference for both my Sellers and my Buyers. I conduct my business as I live my life, with honesty and integrity. I consider the Sellers and Buyers who choose to work with me as part of my family. I am proud to serve them with care and expertise.  I am a caring, personable, tenacious lady with a passion for life, family and my  work. My clients appreciate my professionalism and my honesty. I keep my promises!


Cushman & Wakefield

cushmanwakefield.com

This leading global real estate business service to help clients transform lifestyles. Local and global knowledge fuels their business in over 200 cities worldwide.


Green Leaf Realty, LLC

solarhomebroker.com / Rob Madden / 480.888.1234

Selling a solar home in the Phoenix area?  Need a Solar Realtor that specializes in solar homes in Phoenix? Is it a leased solar system or do you own your own solar system on your home?  Phoenix’s solar home broker can help you every step of the way…from pricing your Phoenix solar home for sale to using cutting edge solar marketing strategies to attract Phoenix solar home buyers.


Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group

gotgreen.inforelocatingtoscottsdale.com / 602.620.2699 / 8388 E Hartford Dr., Suite 100 / Scottsdale, AZ 85255

“At every opportunity during a real estate transaction, and with everyone I meet, I continually pose a green idea for homeowners, i.e. it would be wise to have an Energy Audit performed during the inspection period as well as a home inspection, termite inspection, HVAC inspection, and an Environmental Report. How about wrapping those energy improvement features into a green mortgage? How about a solar pool system? Is indoor air quality an issue? Pest control poisoning? Not every real estate professional recognizes these areas of concern!”


Kathy Maguire, DPR Realty

kathymaguire.com / 602.418.4565 / 8341 E. Gelding Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85260

“For sellers, it is my commitment to help sell your home or property in a timely fashion while helping you attain the highest possible price for your real estate. If you are interested in receiving a free home valuation, I encourage you to fill out my free home valuation form. For buyers looking for homes or other real estate opportunities in the Valley, I will work with you to find your ideal home. I will provide you with all of the necessary tools for finding the right property. From free access to search almost all Maricopa County area homes, to the ability to fill out My Dream Home Finder Form, everything I can possibly provide will be at your service. In addition, once we’ve narrowed down what you are looking for, we can begin the home showing process so you can get a closer look at the homes that should be a good fit. I help negotiate the best possible deal for my clients with each and every real estate transaction.”


MRA Custom Homes

mrahomes.com / 480.451.9899/ 10559 North 119th Place /
Scottsdale, AZ 85259

MRA’s desire to create homes with uncompromising quality, timeless beauty, and lasting value has established them as one of the valley’s premier luxury home builders. For over 30 years they have been creating living environments second to none in design, build quality, and style firmly rooted in old world tradition.


Nicole Brulé-Fisher

nicolebrulefisher.com / 520.465.5770

As Tucson’s premier certified EcoBroker®, Nicole Brulé-Fisher is passionate about helping her clients make choices that will benefit their finances, homes, families, communities, and the planet – the most! Nicole is dedicated to helping home buyers and sellers realize the financial and environmental benefits of resource efficient home features, many of which are very simple improvements. Tucson is on the leading edge in many facets of green-building — infill building, solar power, straw bale, permaculture, rainwater harvesting – to name just a few.


Robert Israel, Prescott’s Green Realtor

www.prescottgreenrealestate.com

Robert Israel has lived in Prescott for over 20 years, and has a vast knowledge about the community and its neighborhoods. Israel wants to share that knowledge with his clients so he can make the home-buying process as smooth and easy for them as possible.


Verde Dimora Apartment Homes

www.verdedimoraapartments.com / 602.474.3545 / 2217 N. Power Rd. / Mesa, AZ 85207

Verde Dimora is a brand new apartment community that features Energy Star appliances, energy efficient water fixtures, CFL lighting, low-E dual pane windows, low-emitting insulation, low-VOC paint, flooring and sealants, high-efficiency air conditioning, and sub-metered water. They are also close to the Mesa Community College at Red Mountain campus, and a sustainable preschool coming on the way.

 

Resources

 

Alliance Bank of Arizona

alliancebankazwesternalliancebancorporation.com / 602.389.3500 / 1 East Washington Street / Phoenix, AZ 85004

Founded by local business and banking experts, Alliance Bank of Arizona offers a highly personalized banking experience with a focus on exceptional service. A broad range of solutions. A commitment to building relationships. And ready access to decision-makers. All backed by the national strength of Western Alliance Bancorporation.

At Alliance Bank of Arizona, we know what it takes to start, grow and maintain a thriving business in the Grand Canyon State. We’re a local business bank division supported by one of the top-performing banking companies in the U.S. You’ll enjoy close relationships with Arizona business banking professionals, who offer market-specific expertise and tailored solutions to achieve your financial goals.


Arizona Forward

arizonaforward.org / 602.240.2408 / 3800 North Central Ave. / Suite 1010 / Phoenix, AZ 85012

Arizona Forward is an advocate for a balance between economic development and environmental quality, and convenes business, community and civic leaders in thoughtful public dialogue on critical sustainability issues.


Central Phoenix Women

centralphoenixwomen.org / 602.557.0600 / PO Box 32142 / Phoenix, AZ 85064-2142

Central Phoenix Women is an organization for women who have established themselves professionally and demonstrated their commitment to the community.  Members are individuals who wish to enhance their leadership by connecting with like-minded women to share information, ideas, contacts and opportunities. Members value relationships that enhance their business, social and community endeavors.

Businesswomen in the Metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona area attend Central Phoenix Women for career development, personal development, and education. They desire to be inspired, enhance professionalism in the workplace, improve leadership and management skills, and experience quality networking with other empowered women. The organization endeavors to promote professional women who desire to be successful and connect with the community. Networking at meetings engages members who establish friendships, promote advocacy, share information and opportunities.


Green Chamber

thegreenchamber.org

The future demands new ways of doing business, finding innovative solutions and advancing a more sustainable way of life. The Green Chamber: Greater Phoenix is the Valley’s definitive champion for a more vibrant, innovative and sustainable future. By supporting individuals and businesses committed to generating sustainable ideas and jobs, we help create new  opportunities that fuel a sustainable economic and social engine for our region.


East Valley Women

eastvalleywomen.org / Embassy Suites Phoenix – Tempe, 4400 S Rural Rd, Tempe, AZ 85282 / ceo@eastvalleywomen.org

East Valley Women offers its members monthly opportunities to network in a unique and special way in a refined setting with a breakfast, ties are forged to create a deep and long lasting community of mutual support. Women beginning their professional career, business and professional leaders, community leaders, women in government, women in education, and those who have retired-all are welcome as members.

A non-commercial, social atmosphere encourages stimulating conversation and the informal, candid exchange of ideas. This environment is fostered by the variety of interests and involvement of the women attending from all areas, those beginning their professional career, business and professional leaders, community advocates to those we are retired. Members are individuals who wish to enhance their leadership by connecting with like-minded women of all ages to share information, ideas, contacts and opportunities. Members value relationships which enhance their business, social and community endeavors.


eGreen IT Solutions

egreenitsolutions.com / 602.944.4151 / 11034 N. 23rd Dr. #107 / Phoenix, AZ 85029

Secure data destruction is a primary focus for eGreen IT Solutions. We have carefully developed procedures to ensure that our methodology is compliant with all legal and environmental policies and is performed consistently every time. eGreen IT Solutions is dedicated to continual improvement and providing education to our clients with regard to data security and privacy requirements.


Keep Arizona Beautiful

kazb.org

Purchase a keep Arizona beautiful license plate and help kazb’s work statewide. $17 out of the $25 annual fugues directly to KAZB order at servicearizona.com or at any MVD or Authorized Third Party office.


Local First Arizona

localfirstaz.com / 602.956.0909 / 407 E. Roosevelt St. / Phoenix, AZ 85004

Local First Arizona (LFA) is a statewide non-profit organization working to strengthen communities and local economies through growing, supporting, and celebrating locally owned businesses throughout the state of Arizona.


Valley Permaculture Alliance

phoenixpermaculture.org / 602.535.4635 / 5151 N. 19th Ave, Ste 200 / Phoenix, AZ 85015

Valley Permaculture Alliance is a non-profit (501c3 organization), educational organization. Our mission is to inspire  sustainable urban living in the desert southwest. Programs offered include tours of local sustainable homes, classes, hands-on training and event demonstration booths. We proudly offer the Tour de Coops, the Valley’s only self-guided annual tour of backyard chicken coops. In 2013 over 1000 people toured 25 different backyard coops and were inspired to find ways to connect to permaculture in their lives. We also produce the Shade Tree Programs for APS and SRP. Each year, we help APS and SRP provide thousands of free shade trees to local households.


Water – Use it Wisely

wateruseitwisely.com / 602.682.0622

The Water – Use It Wisely campaign was launched in 1999 to promote an ongoing water conservation ethic among Arizona’s rapidly growing population. Following Arizona’s lead, WUIW has grown to become the nation’s most comprehensive water conservation campaign. Fifteen partners drive the Arizona coalition, sharing a commitment of sustaining our most precious resource by reducing our water use.


Women of Scottsdale

womenofscottsdale.org / 480.809.3779 / PO Box 1754, Scottsdale, AZ 85252-1754 / anita@womenofscottsdale.org

Women of Scottsdale celebrates the “Spirit of Scottsdale” in the refined setting of an elegant reception and luncheon the third Friday of every month at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. Professional women, community leaders, and women from all walks of life are welcome.

 

Transportation

 

Cactus Bike

cactusbike.com  / 480.792.5483 (Chandler) / 480.785.7433 (Ahwatukee) 1960 S. Alma School Road, Suite #8 / Chandler 85286 4747 E. Elliot Road / Phoenix 85044

At Cactus Bike, we pride ourselves on a family bicycle atmosphere with a wide selection of road, mountain, urban, bmx and kids bikes to meet the needs of the entire family. We LOVE to ride ourselves so we totally understand all of your cycling related needs! Whether you’re in the market for a new bicycle or want to service your current ride, our enthusiastic staff are available to help you out.


CNG Services of Arizona

cngaz.com / 480.461.5166 / 439 N. Clement St., Mesa, AZ 85201

Drive Cleaner and Cheaper with American Natural Gas! Natural Gas Vehicle Fueling Equipment Distributor & Contractor. Our mission is to help Arizona and America to drive cleaner and cheaper with an American fuel – Domestic Natural Gas, Biogas & Landfill Gas.


Giant Scottsdale

giantscottsdale.com / 480.773.7706 / 2902 N. 68th St. / Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Giant Scottsdale has the largest selection of Giant bikes in the Valley! Whether you are looking for a fun family activity, exercise, or green transportation we have the bike for you. We have road, mountain comfort, youth and triathlon bikes! Giant Scottsdale is family-friendly, professional and locally owned. Classes, events and group rides – see our website.


MPG Hybrids & Imports Prius Depot

MPGHybridsandImports.com / 480.621.8155 / 814 N. Scottsdale Road / Tempe, A 85281

MPG Hybrids and Imports, LLC is widely recognized to be among the best in quality, reliability, value and customer satisfaction in both sales and service. Buy a used Prius with a guarantee and financing at a great price. Come on by today for a test drive!


Wilhelm Automotive

thehybridshopaz.com

Good news, we’re here to help! We’ve partnered with The Hybrid Shop to bring Arizona Hybrid vehicle owners the only certified, high quality maintenance and repair shops and state-of-the-art hybrid repair technology.

 

Travel

 

Chandler, City of

www.chandleraz.gov

The City of Chandler has many events this month, including their Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration on the 23rd and a weekly farmers’ market. They are also hosting the Chandler Art Walk on the 15th.


CIVANA Carefree

civanacarefree.com / 480.653.9000 / 37220 Mule Train Road / Carefree, AZ 85377
CIVANA Carefree is the first sustainable wellness resort to open in Greater Scottsdale area. Grounded in its principles of sustainability, attainability and possibility, the resort is an adaptive re-use of an existing facility incorporating a natural design palette and materials, while improving energy efficiency and the introduction of solar energy in its new spa building.


LOEWS Ventana Canyon Resort

loewshotels.com /520.299.2020/ 7000 N. Resort Drive/ Tucson, AZ, 85750

Relax and recharge at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort. Whether you explore the best of Tucson or enjoy the stunning Catalina Mountain range, you can consider us your desert oasis.


Peoria, City of

www.peoriaaz.gov

The City of Peoria has some great special events planned for April to celebrate Earth Month. These include the Party for the Planet river and trail clean up and Planetpalooza on the 23rd as well as ParkFest! on the 30th.