The Benefits of Supporting Local Producers and Agriculture
We at New Leaf Market Co-op believe in supporting local growers and producers. How do we define local? Items grown or produced within 200 miles. Look for Local Color signs to find the best local has to offer. Local products save energy and support our economy and community. Get to know the faces behind your favorite local products.
Amavida Coffee & Tea
Amavida Coffee joins the Spanish words “amar” (to love) and “vida” (life). They wanted a simple name that would voice their commitments and gives them purpose, now and in their future: love life and coffee. Amavida Coffee we is committed to building long-lasting caring relationships with their customers, farmers, environment, suppliers, employees, and finally our community.
Our Fair Trade Coffees are sourced from the finest coffee farms across the world. These coffees are friendly to the farmers who produce them because they are guaranteed to receive a fair price for their product. In exchange for a fair price, these farmers practice high quality, eco-friendly farming that helps protect our environment and ensure exceptional products.
At their family tempeh shop in Gainesville, Art Guy and his father produce the finest, consistently firm, aromatically pleasing, dense tempeh. This tempeh is more similar to the original Indonesian product than the commonly available commercial tempeh. Artie’s Tempeh is not pasteurized. So when you use Artie’s Tempeh, you’re buying a living food. Learn their story with Local Spotlight.
Address: Gainesville, FL 32609
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