North Park Green Businesses
Olive Branch Green Building Supply
3030 North Park Way
Owners: Lynn Wilson and Lisa Cunningham, LEED AP
A LEED accredited purveyor of ethically and environmentally responsible building materials that meet the highest standards of green building
Point of Departure
3712 30th St
Owners: Jason Maune and Dan Smith
Collaborative, process-focused design studio based on belief that “green design is a given rather than an option”. Primarily focused on restaurant design, Mosaic Wine Bar is a recent example.
4034 30th St
Owner: Alison Whitelaw
LEED accredited company noted for their award-winning accomplishments in sustainable and energy efficient design. Projects range from schools and public facilities to residential projects for both public agency and private clients.
Zagrodnik + Thomas Architects, LLP
3956 30th St
Partners: Jean Zagrodnik and Scott Thomas
Award-winning, woman-owned design partnership that employs a listening-based collaborative approach to all projects including the LEED Platinum Certified San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center.
Sea Rocket Bistro
3382 30th St
Owner: Dennis Stein
Sustainable, fresh seafood restaurant featuring a menu of locally and regionally sourced ingredients based on seasonal availability. Philosophy includes donating kitchen scraps to local composters, using compostable trash bags and to-go containers made from recycled materials, and cleaning with environmentally friendly products. They employ a recycling company with a motto “Recycle Everything!”
3794 30th St
Owner: Jay Porter
A local trailblazer in the farm-to-table food movement. Hand made meals include in-house sausage making, bread baking, and curing their own meats, which are sourced from high quality, independent farmers and co-ops. The also feature local produce, seafood, olive oil, cheese, wine and beer.
4095 30th St
Owners: Michael Flores and Staci Wilkens
Cozy neighborhood tavern that features hearty fare served with rich selection of beer and wine, featuring worldly flavors of Britain, Germany and New Orleans. Among its many locally sourced ingredients are fresh oysters from Carlsbad Aquafarm.
Owner: Karen Contreras
North Park-based consulting/coaching service that helps clients blend urban farming practices with contemporary neighborhood landscape themes, creating nourishing, attractive, sustainable gardens..
The Water Lady Store
2527 ½ University Ave
Owner: Sonya Scribner
Friendly neighborhood source for purified drinking water featuring an eleven-stage, state-of-the-art filtration system that is approved/certified by the California Public Health Department and monitored daily by highly trained staff.
3827 30th St
This organic/modern shop features a large scale plant installation and one-of-a-kind botanicals handcrafted by a local designer. Products are mostly locally sourced and/or made from recycled materials and include artwork, baby gifts, furniture and home accessories, paper products, jewelry, purses and totes.