Have you checked out these awesome businesses across Australia?
Good 2 Go
Get your coffee fix from Good 2 Go, made by young baristas gaining practical training for the job market. Additional proceeds are passed on to support services for people experiencing homelessness and disadvantage.
7-9 Hosier Lane, Melbourne.
Need a bike tune up or thinking about riding to work rather than taking the car? Good Cycles offer bike maintenance, two-wheelers and all profits are sent to social programs. Visit this shop and support bike programs targeted at empowering and educating disadvantaged youth.
1/750 Collins Street, Docklands.
(Entry off Batman Hill Drive)
Stocked by 100 local suppliers, this local food store celebrates chemical-free, sustainable and unprocessed products. Supporting local businesses and striving to reducing food miles.
314 Lyttleton Terrace, Bendigo.
This environmentally-forward vegan pie canteen uses biodegradable packaging, curates organic and fair -trade coffee and supports ethical initiatives. Pies that are not sold by the end of the day are shipped to Oz Harvest to ensure no food is wasted and is distributed to people in need.
144-148 Glenayr Avenue, Bondi.
Eat at Martin’s
Vegetarian spot serving up Western, Indian cuisine made from organic produce with the option of dining outdoors if that’s what you fancy. If you’re looking for a gluten-free or dairy-free dish, they are featured in the menu.
6 Caryota Court, Coconut Grove.
Plating up local and sustainable produce, this breakfast and lunch scene offers hands-on-training programs for individuals facing barriers to employment such due to long-term unemployment, disability and or lack of language or numeracy skills.
40 Molle Street, Hobart.
Hebe & Co.
Hebe & Co. is splashed with vegan and cruelty free makeup and skincare including ten Australian-born brands.
Shop 12, Regent Arcade.
Adelaide Hills Farmers’ Market
Come along on Saturdays, starting at 8.30am, this stop-over allows you to get a taste of local produce grown in the Adelaide Hills region.
23 Mann Street, Mount Barker.
Hope Street Café
Get yourself ready for café vibes with an option to pre-purchase a coffee or meal for someone in need. This chill hangout also provides training in and out of the kitchen for individuals facing barriers to employment and does collabs with local training providers.
Shop 1, 15 Hope Street, South Brisbane.
On the lookout for some baked goods? Look no further, this vegan café and bakery works with wholefoods and shakes up an excellent locally-roasted coffee.
Shop 8, 18 Lonsdale Street, Braddon, Canberra.
Hopefully we have given you some good ideas for your next local store or coffee trip!