Welcome to SBN’s first-ever Sustainable & Local Tour!
We’re excited to have you join us for a day of exploring some of Fishtown’s sustainable businesses. This tour is centered around businesses within SBN’s membership, and our friends who believe doing good is good for business.
We’ve compiled information you’ll need for the day, including a list of the businesses participating in the tour, their sustainability practices, and their exclusive special offers and discounts. Please see information regarding the tour and these businesses below. Guided Tours will begin promptly at 11 am, 11:15 am, 2:00 pm, and 2:15 pm, leaving from the Fishtown Rose Garden located at 1401 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125.
There, tour-goers will check in and receive a wristband allowing them access to offers and discounts from each of the businesses participating in the event.
We hope you have a fun day getting to know the many sustainable businesses in Fishtown’s neighborhood!
– The SBN Team
Map of Sustainable Business Tour Stops in Fishtown
See this map below of all the various tour stops throughout the day!
Guided Tour Stops
171 W Berks St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Monarch Yoga is located just over the Fishtown border at 171 W. Berks. Monarch is an outdoor and heated yoga studio that began in June of 2020 with the goal of bringing movement and breath to the neighborhood mid-pandemic. Monarch has now expanded to 20+ classes a week that include heated and non heated classes, as well as power vinyasa and slow flow classes. For information on membership discount, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Promotion: Monarch Yoga will host a 30 Minute Slow Flow yoga session for all levels. Whether you are looking to stretch, relax, or breathe deep, this class is for you! If possible, bring your own mat, or you are welcome to use one of ours! Advanced regristation is required.
Mad Wild Wine (Online Store)
Riverwards Produce Market
2200 E Norris St #1906, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Riverwards Produce provides unique quality ingredients to creative chefs and neighbors alike. We focus on sourcing local ingredients and “ugly” produce that may not make it to big box supermarkets. Being located in Philadelphia, we have an abundant amount of local produce available to us between New Jersey and Pennsylvania. We make sure the neighborhood gets to experience that abundance as much as possible. Promotion: A special in-store offer for all participants of the tour.
339 Belgrade St, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Fishtown Seafood offers thoughtfully sourced fish, aquaculture, and plant-based seafood products so you can enjoy a guilt-free and memorable culinary experience. Promotion: BOGO on our calamari meatballs. Promo is good on Saturday in-store purchases from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Philadelphia area (Find them in the Fishtown Rose Garden at 1401 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125)
In a world of more, we deliver less. We keep your home stocked with the stuff you need but with zero packaging waste. We are building the future of commerce in cities. Our vision is to create the most efficient, scheduled, last-mile logistics network, and the only optimized closed-loop (read: zero-waste) supply chain. By achieving this, we can make convenience sustainable and sustainability convenient for greener neighborhoods and happier neighbors. Promotion: 1-month of free delivery and a free tote bag or coffee mug for any new members.
(Find them at participating market REAP Mini-Mart at 1325 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125)
Mother Butter was developed to mother the mother, care for the caretaker, to provide the nutrients women need in an accessible, delicious, craveable form. There’s nothing overly complicated here. Six simple ingredients that carry essential vitamins and minerals that nourish while also satisfying. While our mission is to serve women’s health, Mother Butter is enjoyed and nutritious for the entire family.
Promotion: Mother Butter will have product samples for tour-goers to try throughout the tour.
1306 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Cake Life Bake Shop is an Award-winning small-batch artisanal bakery. Proudly woman- and trans- owned. All baked goods from Cake Life are prepared using fresh, wholesome ingredients. Whenever possible, they work with local purveyors to source our food carefully and respectfully. Promotion: Stop by for samples of mini chocolate cupcakes with hot chocolate whipped cream.
204 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
YIKES, Inc is a collaborative, results-driven Philadelphia web design and development agency with the knowledge, qualifications, and skills to understand complex virtual needs and provide expert solutions.
312 E Girard Ave Floor 1, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Modest Transitions is a line of handcrafted garments inspired by nature’s beauty. Founded by Melanie Hasan, Modest Transitions aims to empower women through conscious garments, beauty and inclusion, while respecting Mother Earth.
Promotion: Modest Transitions will have product samples for tour-goers to try throughout the tour.
Self-Guided Tour Stops (in addition to guided tour stops)
Mural City Cellars
2211 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Mural City Cellars is Philadelphia’s first independently-owned urban winery. Our minimal-intervention wines are made with grapes sourced from small farms located within a 300-mile radius of the city. All of our labels are designed by locally-based artists and a portion of sales through our CSW (Community Supported Winery) Program goes back into the community through donations to organizations like EKNA, FNA, and Mural Arts Philadelphia. Promotion: Purchase $6 glasses of CSW Wine until 6pm on Saturday.
1425 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Pom Pom makes vegetarian food for everybody. We are a counter-service restaurant serving scratch-cooked, craveable vegetarian fare…burgers, melts, fries, salads, mac and cheese, chili. all items can be made vegan. We are committed to sustainable business practices wherever and whenever possible. pickling, fermenting, and dehydrating are routine for us as we aim to utilize all parts of fruits and vegetables to avoid waste. Our cooking oil is donated to produce bio-diesel fuel. Promotion: 8/20 through Friday (8/26): offering 10% off entire food tickets for those involved in the tour for in-person dining and online orders with code “sbn10.”
2032 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
PROPERgoods is your new favorite Plant, Home & Gift shop located in the heart of Fishtown. A lush experience meant for you to stay & browse a while. The main floor features house plants & their accessories, unique goods & gifts focusing on handmade items, apothecary, jewelry, crystal bar & cards. Head up the steps into our Loft, arranged to be the living room you wish you had, to find the bar & cocktail section, items for entertaining & larger house plants. Promotion: 20% off plants.
1429 Marlborough St, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Peace-A-Pie is a family owned gourmet neighborhood pizza shop with many different specialties including vegan options, desserts and much more. Promotion: 20% off pizzas.
1241 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
PlayArts is a 100% renewable energy, family-owned, community oriented business. Created by an experienced public school music teacher and mom, the mission of PlayArts is twofold: Bring play-based arts education to the masses and provide a safe, beautiful play environment that’s as appealing to parents as it is to kids. Promotion: 30% off when booking online reservations for Saturday, August 20th 9:00am-1:00pm.
258 E. Girard Ave. Philadelphia, Pa. 19125
Harriett’s Bookshop, named for historical heroine Harriett Tubman, celebrates women authors, women artists, and women activists.
Promotion: 20% off all purchases in-store.
1325 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
REAP is a Philly-based business on a mission to make eating well—on the go or at home—more delightful. We offer ready-to-eat, chef-crafted meals through our plant-based delivery meal service, which delivers all across Philly and the ‘burbs, and we also have a Fishtown storefront, REAP Mini Mart, a destination for discovering your new favorite healthy-eating staples. Promotion: 10% off in-store purchases.
Location: Fishtown Rose Garden, 1401 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125. Guided tours begin at 11am, 11:15am, 2pm, and 2:15pm. Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled tour begins. Self guided tours will be throughout the day. Please arrive to the Fishtown Rose Garden for check-in and to receive a wristband.
What to Bring: It will be a warm day, so please prepare as necessary with sunscreen and appropriate sun-gear. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a reusable water bottle and shopping bag. We will have a water bottle refill station located at the Rose Garden.
COVID-19 Precautions: Precautions are at the discretion of the participants and each business’s policies. We will have masks available for those that need them. We ask that you please respect the rules of all the businesses participating in the tour.
Getting to and from Fishtown: The Fishtown Rose Garden is conveniently located about three blocks from the Market-Frankford Line stop at Girard Station. Bus routes 5 and 25 and trolley route 15 also have stops in the area.
Parking: There is free street parking in the area. Please pay attention to signs with time limitations. There is also a paid lot located at 1320 N Front St.
Tour Stops: There will be seven tour stops on your guided tour. You also have the option to add-on a 30 minute yoga session at Monarch Yoga at 1pm and/or a wine tasting courtesy of Mad Wild Wine at 1:30pm (also located at Monarch Yoga). These additions are included in the cost of your tour, but space is limited. Please email Rebecca@sbnphiladelphia.org if you would like to attend these events.