B Impact Report

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New Leaf Community Markets

Natural Food Retail
Certified Since: October, 2013
Location: Santa Cruz, California, United States
Sector: Wholesale/Retail

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New Leaf Community Markets has been a purveyor of goodness since 1985. Founded in 1985, the stores’ mission, to nourish and sustain their community, is reflected in the 10% of profits given annually to support local non-profits working to improve the quality of life. New Leaf is committed to offering customers food and lifestyle choices that have the most beneficial impact on their health, and the health of the environment. Helping customers make informed decisions is an integral part of this commitment.

A Certified Green Business, New Leaf Community Markets was the first retailer on the Central Coast of California to: merchandise local farms with signage in the stores, develop a program to encourage shoppers to reuse grocery bag, and help develop and launch FishWise _ a nationally recognized program that makes it for people to select sustainable seafood. New Leaf has been recognized with many awards including: Santa Cruz County Be the Difference Business Award, Santa Cruz's Best Health Food Store, Santa Cruz's Best Grocery Store, and United Way of Santa Cruz County’s Golden Carrot Award.

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