EVOL (ee-vuhl) Foods, based in Boulder, Colo., is changing the way the world thinks about frozen food. Philip Anson, chief operating officer, chef and founder, is very choosy about what goes into his burritos, wraps, snacks, entrees, flatbreads and pizzas: antibiotic-free chicken, pork, beef and chorizo sausage; artisan hand-tossed dough; cage-free eggs; traditionally made tortillas; herb-roasted skin-on potatoes; house-made green chilé and salsas; and numerous local and organic ingredients. There’s a lot to LOVE about EVOL. EVOL Foods is available in grocers nationwide. www.evolfoods.com
KRU 82 Vodka, is made from the finest wheat and distilled in Holland. With a crisp, clean and well-balanced taste, KRU appeals to a wide range of palettes. With its innovative recyclable and reusable stainless steel container, it also comes equipped with a carabineer and lanyard. For more information and recipes visit www.kru82.com.
Deeply rooted within the music and environmental communities, Reverb educates and engages musicians and their fans to take action toward a more sustainable future. Based in Portland, Maine, Reverb is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in 2004 by environmentalist Lauren Sullivan and her musician husband, Adam Gardner of Guster. Reverb provides comprehensive, custom greening programs for music tours while conducting grassroots outreach and education with fans around the globe. www.reverb.org
American Flatbread (www.americanflatbreadproducts.com) is a market leader in natural frozen flatbread pizzas and available in supermarkets, health, and gourmet stores nationwide.
Rustic Crust (www.rusticcrust.com) offers naturally prepared, ready-made pizza crusts that are as convenient as they are delicious. Committed to using the highest quality, Rustic Crust sources fresh, local and organic foods whenever possible, and uses healthy all-natural ingredients, with no artificial preservatives, trans fats, hydrogenated oils, GMOs, or added sugar.
Nordica builds the best performing, highest quality products in skiing. Everything we design starts with the understanding that the final product will perform better, fit more comfortably, and enhance the skiing experience more than any other product on the market. Performance is the first, second, and third criteria for anything we build. Our heritage goes back over 70 years, and our record of quality innovation speaks for itself. Performance, innovation, and passion for the sport of skiing are in our DNA. www.nordicausa.com
Stonyfield, in its 29th year, is the world’s leading organic yogurt company. Its delicious certified-organic yogurt, smoothies, milk, soy-yogurt and ice cream are distributed nationally. The company advocates that healthy food can only come from a healthy planet. Its use of organic ingredients helps keep over 200,000 farm acres free of persistent pesticides and chemical fertilizers known to contaminate soil, air, water and food. To help reduce climate change, Stonyfield offsets all of the CO2 emissions generated from its facility energy use. The company also started a nonprofit called Climate Counts(climatecounts.org) which shows people how they can fight climate change by the way they shop and invest. Stonyfield donates 10% of its profits to efforts that help protect and restore the Earth. For more information about Stonyfield’s organic foods and green business practices, visit Stonyfield.com
Brands: Stonyfield, Organic Oikos, Organic Activia, Yobaby, YoToddler, YoKids, O’Soy, Brown Cow
At the heart of Liberty Bottleworks is a desire to make a difference in our world. It starts with our company culture of stewardship and leads by example through supporting like minded organizations. We believe that most people want to do the right thing when it comes to helping each other, our environment and providing sustainable solutions. The key is getting the word out and providing the right tools. We pledge 1% of our sales and 1% of our working hours to helping large, local and grass roots efforts. You too can help by joining us in supporting these great organizations. www.libertybottles.com
Ben & Jerry’s produces a wide variety of super-premium ice cream and ice cream novelties, using high-quality ingredients including milk and cream from family farmers who do not treat their cows with the synthetic hormone rBGH. The company states its position on rBGH* on its labels. Ben and Jerry’s products are distributed nationwide and in selected foreign countries in supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores, franchise Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops, restaurants and other venues. Ben & Jerry’s, a Vermont corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever, operates its business on a three-part Mission Statement emphasizing product quality, economic reward and a commitment to the community. Contributions made via the employee-led Ben & Jerry’s Foundation in 2011 totaled $1.98 million. Additionally, the company makes significant product donations to community groups and nonprofits both in Vermont and across the nation. The purpose of Ben & Jerry’s philanthropy is to support the founding values of the company: economic and social justice, environmental restoration and peace through understanding, and to support our Vermont communities. For the full scoop on all Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop locations and fabulous flavors, visit our website. www.benandjerrys.com
The Thule brand was established in Sweden in 1942. Thule is a premium brand used globally for a wide assortment of products with a focus on solving the problem of how to bring equipment with you when using a car (roof racks, bike and water sport carriers, roof boxes). There are also other product areas such as accessories for recreational vehicles, trailers for active life (horses, boats, etc), snow chains and luggage. www.thule.com
Founded in 1971 by owner Alex Ray, the Common Man family is made up of 18 restaurants, two Inns, a Spa and Salon, Company Store and The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center. Common Man locations include Common Man restaurants in Lincoln, Ashland, Concord, Claremont, Merrimack, Windham and Portsmouth; Common Man Inn & Spa, Foster’s Boiler Room, Italian Farmhouse and The Flying Monkey in Plymouth; Common Man Inn & Restaurant in Claremont; Lakehouse Grille, Camp, Lago and Town Docks in Meredith; Route 104 Diner in New Hampton; Tilt’n Diner in Tilton; Airport Diner in Manchester; Common Man Express and the Common Man Company Store, both in Ashland. For more information, visit us at www.thecman.com or become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thecommonmannh.