we wanted to highlight Five-Point’s best businesses that are doing their part in supporting this world and it’s ever-changing climate
Our Top 7 Co-Friendly Places In Five-Points That Are Making A Change
With a strong outdoor culture, Denver is ultimately the city that should be leading the nations eco-friendly movement. While this neighborhood has become a very trendy space nationwide, we wanted to highlight Five-Point’s best businesses that are doing their part in supporting this world and it’s ever-changing climate. We’ve narrowed our search down to these 7 picks.
Patagonia, an American outdoor clothing company, has tunnel vision when it comes to their mission of rescuing the world- "We're in the business to save our home planet. We aim to use the resources we have- our voice, our business and our community-to do something about our climate crisis." Patagonia is one of many businesses apart of 1% for the Planet- each business contributes to the planet 1 percent of every sale to go towards "preservation and restoration of the natural environment."
2. Outdoor Voices
Athletic brand, Outdoor Voices promotes sustainability and has plans to create durable, quality products to reduce their impact on the environment. Outdoor Voices offers transparency behind their plan to improve their communities. Their plan includes substituting their fabrics with eco-friendly options, building partnerships that promote education around sustainability, and providing recyclable packing for their entire community.
3. Burton Denver Flagship Store
Headquartered in Burlington, Vermont, snowboarding company, Burton prioritizes bringing their best product to the table by using low-impact resources which reduces emissions and improves energy resources. Burton's partners with bluesign, with the intention of creating products that are safe for the community and their workers by "eliminating toxic chemicals from our supply chain, manufacturing processes, products, and packaging."
4. Altius Urban Farms
Altius Farms is recognized as the largest aeroponics tower farm in America. This farm utilizes vertical farming to consistently increase the food supply locally, year round. With 10% of the space Altius Farms proudly produces 10 times the yield with 10% of the water it typically takes to farm. Shop locally for all of your fresh produce needs.
5. Denver Urban Gardens
Denver Urban Gardens is providing space and resources for the community to take growing local produce into their own hands. The Denver Metro area holds 190+ gardens covering (Arvada, Aurora, Commerce City, Edgewater, Englewood, Golden, Lafayette, Littleton, Louisville, Lakewood, Lonetree, Thornton, Wheatridge & Westminster). If you're interested in plot availability, or getting involved click here.
6. The Denver Central Market
Denver Central Market, located on Larimer St is the place to go whether you're looking to grab a quick snack or if you're interested in sitting down for lunch with a group of friends. This marketplace encourages sustainability by participating in composting, offering recyclable packaging and providing zero waste toiletries for their consumers.
Edens, a commercial real estate brokerage, takes their business to the next level by highlighting sustainability & stewarding the resources they have. Eden's impact is beyond taking steps to offer their community resources, like providing 61 electronic vehicle charging stations and implementing solar panels, they're also influencing surrounding retailers to take action as well. If you're interested in learning more, check out their 2022 sustainability report.
Did we miss a place? Email us at Marketing@greenspaces.com if you have suggestions