Meet the Creators + Makers

  • LOCAL BUSINESSES

  • Art Days of Leo

    Local Business
    My name is Leo and I am an illustrator and designer living in the Malibu area. My goal as a creator is to provide customers with an eco-friendly product for fellow nature lovers out there. The artwork I put on my products is all handmade and is usually collaged from my watercolor paintings.

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  • Beca Piascik, Hand Papermaker

    Local Business
    Starting with her hand papermaking techniques, Beca creates works including wall sculpture, notebook journals, and wearable art including earrings and necklaces.  She is constantly working on commissioned art projects and loves the challenge of collaborating with her collectors.  Beca earned her BFA at the School of Museum of Fine Arts @ Tufts University in Boston.

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  • Bella Garcia

    Local Business
    Bella Garcia is a graduate of Bard College with a degree in photography, studying under the direction of renowned photographer, Stephen Shore. Bella currently works in New York City at the International Center for Photography, has archived artists work for Rose Gallery in Venice, CA, and has shown at the Whitey Houston Biennial 2019 featuring an intergenerational and interdisciplinary group of artists.

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  • BU Sunscreen

    Local Business
    Originating from an effort to provide quality sunscreen to athletes that was not "greasy, goopy, slow-drying, sticky, eye-burning, and more," BU Sunscreen overcomes these issues and helps protect from the development of skin cancer. Founders Jeff and Josie are passionate that everyone can not only have enjoyable outdoor experiences but can have safe and enjoyable outdoor experiences.

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  • Change the World Books

    Local Business
    Melina Sempill Watts is a writer and conservationist with Change the World Books. Her work has been published in Earth Island Journal, Sierra Magazine, New York Times Motherlode blog and local venues. Her first novel is Tree.

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  • Dayme Cosmetics

    Local Business
    Dayme Ulloa is a first generation Hispanic American. She learned about natural and pure skin care from a very young age watching her mother craft her own botanical formulas that she had learned from her mother and aunts. The secret of using the earth's gifts to unlock sustainable youth was woven into the fabric of Dayme's skin care beliefs and regimen. With this knowledge, she founded Dayme Cosmetics, becoming a passionate entrepreneur who thought to create a beauty brand that puts customers in the driver seat of their skin care and beauty needs.

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  • Femme Lune Designs

    Local Business
    I am a florist, born and raised in Southern California with a love and passion for flowers and how they bring an abundance of joy to any space. The floral designs that come from Femme Lune represent spirit, whimsy, and the strength of femininity. Each design is unique, made with honest intention.

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  • From the Ash Studio

    Local Business
    From The Ash Studio is a passion project turned small business. Founded in 2020, when for the first time in many years, Ash found herself with the time and space to learn new skills and explore new mediums. From this experimental time she found unique ways to use materials ranging from duct tape to concrete, always adding a colorful twist to stay true to her artistic style. She began to specialize in hand crafted concrete spheres with incorporated crystals. The process is unpredictable, forming textures and patterns that cannot be reproduced.

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  • Grace Bridge Pottery

    Local Business

    Delmar Lathers, Ceramicist and Educator, Head Ceramics Mentor for Manzanita School, and life-long student of Topanga master potter Jim Sullivan.

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  • Gracie Greene Books

    Local Business
    Eric Wilson quickly found a love for reading to his newborn son. As a teacher interested in sustainability, he was always on the lookout for environmentally themed books. In the fall of 2019, he decided to give it a try himself. From there, Gracie and the rest of her family grew. The themes of inquisitiveness, exploration, and learning in her adventures is universal. He can only hope that enjoying and protecting our precious planet becomes universal as well.

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  • Jaja's Blooms

    Local Business
    One of a kind custom succulent, orchid and preserved flower arrangements for your holidays, birthdays, baby and wedding showers and more. Woman owned.

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  • Julie Cooper Designs

    Local Business
    Organic Jewelry for Modern Lifestyles.
    ✨Set yourself apart from ordinary.✨
    Handmade in Estacada, Oregon

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  • LaLindaBell

    Local Business

    Linda Bell is a local Malibu photographer who loves taking photos of all Malibu has to offer--the beach, the waves, the mountains, the wildlife, the clouds, and the landmarks. She has been a resident of Malibu since 1977 and is happy to still be here sharing her photos.

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  • Lauren Franks Jewelry

    Local Business
    Fashion Stylist and Jewelry Designer, Lauren Franks, describes her style as classic but edgy. Inspired by the black engagement ring she had designed for herself, Lauren started designing custom celebratory rings for friends and family. In 2017, with the opening of her fine jewelry store in downtown Los Angeles, Lauren launched her first official collection of wedding and engagement rings followed by an everyday collection, both centered around a palette of black, brown, and grey diamonds. Lauren is known for making her clients feel comfortable and confident from the inside out.

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  • Log Creations

    Local Business
    Living in Malibu Park we experienced the diaster of the Woolsey Fire of 2018. Tony saved our house but we lost our barn, workshop, sheds, plants and trees. We have been able to turn around that diaster and sadness by creating tables, boxes and more from burned and fallen trees...a beautiful rebirth!

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  • Malibu Sea Glass

    Local Business
    Professionally, Victoria Marie is a CFP, CPA and estate manager. For the past five years, she was lucky enough to live on Malibu Road and she found herself taking 5 mile low tide beach walks with her dogs to decompress from work stress. It was then that she started collecting seaglass and making jewelry out of it!

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  • Malibu Suns

    Local Business
    Malibu Suns® is inspired by the gorgeous world-famous Malibu Sunrise & Sunset, it's a whole vibe & lifestyle!! MALIBU SUNS® is dedicated to style and health as well as supporting native wildlife, coastlines, and women's shelters. A conscious company led by LOVE. People, Earth & animal friendly.

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  • MAUV Apparel

    Local Business
    A desire to create. Whether that is a solution or just a design. Two of my passion projects are THE LOST ASTRONAUT children's book and MAUV--luxurious activewear to accentuate your curves and enhance your confidence. To change the beauty narrative to focus on strength.

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  • School of the Sacred Wild

    Local Business
    Marysia Miernowska is a teacher, author, Earth activist, green witch, folk herbalist and healer rooted in the Wise Woman Tradition of Healing. A multilingual and multicultural devotee of Mother Earth, Marysia has spent her life traveling, learning and sharing different regenerative ways of tending to the Earth, healing land, and healing people.  

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  • Serenity Art Cards

    Local Business
    Many years ago, Erin Pohl began a creative journey using the seminal work of Julia Cameron, The Artists Way, taking photo walks on her weekly "artists date". Exploring a place on foot, taking time to stop where nature is particularly magnificent and capture the moment. That is where she began...

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  • LOCAL BUSINESSES (cont.)

  • Sunday Arvo Surf Club

    Local Business
    We are a small independent brand with a love of surf and design, creating lifestyle goods that make us smile.
    Every Sunday Arvo Surf Club piece is designed by Janina Casanova, founder, mother, surfer, with an affinity for bright colored, happy, vintage aesthetics.

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  • Talulamae

    Local Business
    Misty Dawn Lawrence is a Topanga based artist and musician. Talulamae began as her signature scent and has since evolved into many. She has a selection of pieces that were custom made for clients over the years that are now available for custom design and purchase. All of Talulamae’s crystals, oils, and blends are individually created by the sun and moon with love. Infused with beautiful alchemy, energetic planetary support, and animal medicine. 

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  • The Way We Live

    Local Business
    Anne-Marie Judd takes inspiration from the surrounding landscapes and aims to bring a piece of earth into everything she makes. Every textile or object she makes is rooted in the landscape that she's in. 

    She tries to bring a sense of place to each artisan made piece.

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  • Third Space Brands

    Local Business
    Third Space is a dynamic creative environment where brands are conceived, developed and produced.From our Third Space "AI' inspired t-shirts, to a new ceramic art piece or specialized beauty brand.We allow inspiration to guide us and hold a place in the community for youth and families to care, connect and create. Shop our brand and let us know if you come up with a new idea for Third Space! 

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  • Thread & Crystal

    Local Business
    Hello, I am Bettina Minero, the designer behind Thread & Crystal. My jewelry line offers a fresh and modern approach to handmade spiritual jewelry designed to bring balance and intention to your energy. Thread & Crystal can be found in various locations including Malibu, Westlake, Agoura Hills, Laguna Beach, as well as online.

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  • Trudy Perry

    Local Business
    Trudy Perry is a Fiber Artist living in the Santa Monica Mountains where she creates original Woven and Wrapped Art Pieces. She started her career as a Fashion Designer. She pulls from this experience when creating and working with fiber. Her art is unique, well-crafted and thoughtfully designed. She works with Interior Designers, Art Consultants and Individual Collectors. She also enjoys teaching her craft by hosting workshops to learn how to weave.

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  • Wishbeads

    Local Business
    Alexa Fischer is an actress, coach, and motivational speaker on a quest to give wishes the power they need to become reality. Using techniques she learned on set and at the Yale School of Drama, Alexa teaches private clients, Fortune 500 companies, and philanthropic organizations how to connect effectively to achieve personal and professional goals. In addition to Wishbeads, you can find her teaching students around the globe at alexafischer.com.

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  • Ubilam Malibu Candles

    Local Business
    Founder, Feilani Rubin, was inspired during quarantine to create candles that would transport people. To help uplift during an unusual time. she put all her heart into accomplishing just that...
    Designed in Malibu, California & produced in Bali, Indonesia with the Ubilam collective: responsible suppliers & local artisans, who have a multitude of love & care for their culture & earth while never compromising style & craftsmanship.

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  • Zarah Co Jewelry

    Local Business
    Zarah Co.'s passion is creating refreshingly creative jewelry for people who cherish art. Their three lines of jewelry all result from the talents, unique styles, and perspectives of a select group of exceptional artists. Although the design process, production technique, and presentation get their diligent attention, they never lose sight of their primary focus–to delight you with jewelry that, above all else, is just plain fun to wear!

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  • MALIBU HIGH SCHOOL AND BGCM STUDENTS & ALUMNI

  • 1 in 5 Project

    BGCM Students
    ‘1 in 5’ is a youth-led suicide prevention project created by dedicated members of Boys & Girls Club of Malibu. Fueled by alarming research that reveals 20% of teens (1 in 5) seriously consider suicide and 9% have attempted to take their lives, the purpose of this initiative is to raise awareness about mental health and the available access to no-cost support through the Club’s Wellness Center. 
    JOIN US on May 14th, 5pm-7pm for a special evening showcasing the 1 in 5 apparel line created by BGCM teens! Click HERE for more event info.

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  • Austin Daniels

    Malibu High School Alumni
    Austin Daniels is a seasoned creative, a mastermind consistently creating within multiple mediums. Abstract acrylic paintings, building beautiful usable art with furniture, instruments, surfboards, and anything else he can get his hands on. Austin is a master coordinator and organization mastermind with years of experience with management of his profession. He has thousands of licensed artworks around the world.

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  • C & The Moon

    Malibu High School Alumni
    Founded on the belief that the way we care for ourselves has a direct impact on how we care for our planet, C & The Moon is an environmentally conscious skincare line made in Malibu, CA. Hydrate, cleanse and nourish skin with clean, organic ingredients formulated by birth doula Carson Meyer.

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  • Have A Nice Day (H.A.N.D.) Painting Co.

    Malibu High School Alumni
    Alex Silver, the artist behind H.A.N.D. Painting Co. has always been a passionate creative, but his journey to art did not follow a traditional path. Starting his career as a firefighter in San Luis Obispo County, Silver found the desire to focus on a career of helping others in his community. This propelled him into the world of science and medicine completing his Bachelor degree in science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2012, followed by a Doctorate degree in Chiropractic Medicine from Palmer College Chiropractic West in 2017.

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  • Jessa Skye UV Apparel

    Malibu High Student
    My mission with Jessa Skye UV Apparel, which combines my love for animals and the outdoors, is to make the planet safer for all. I offer chemical-free, UV-protective clothing to raise awareness for endangered species.

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  • Morazon Magico

    Malibu High Student
    Diego Alvarez, a dedicated member of BGCM for over a decade, is currently a 10th-grade student and the proud founder of Morazon Magico. With a deep passion for his heritage and a desire to share it with the world, Diego established Morazon Magico to promote cultural appreciation and preserve his ancestors' traditions.

    Morazon Magico offers a range of meticulously handmade products crafted with love and generations of expertise. Each item, from the exquisite hammocks to the stylish tote bags, is a testament to the rich cultural heritage of El Salvador and the broader Mayan culture.

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  • Rainbow Catchers

    BGCM Alumni
    Hannah Stevens is a BGCM alumni and mother of two young children who love nature and art! She has combined the two and hope that the rainbows her products make can inspire others to see the bright side of life a little more often.

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  • Relevation Beauty

    Malibu High School & BGCM Alumni
    Relevation is a modern cosmetics company rooted in a women empowerment platform. When you buy a palette, you are investing in the education of women through our nonpropfit partnership. For every palette sold, we plant a tree where it is needed most. High performance, clean beauty at its finest.

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  • SMMUSD / MALIBU SCHOOL PROJECTS & BGCM FAMILY

  • JONES WRKWR

    Local Business & BGCM Family
    JONES WRKWR was created by Nathan Jones, David Charvet; owners and founders of the Jones Builders Group, and Gregory Abbou veteran fashion designer (FRAME, IRO, GENETIC, L’AGENCE.)

    The Jones Builders Group is known for constructing bespoke homes in Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Venice, Santa Monica, and Brentwood, and also selected commercial properties.

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  • Malibu Chili Cook Off

    Boys & Girls Club of Malibu

    The Malibu Chili Cook-Off brings amazing food and entertainment fea­turing some of your all-time favorite carnival rides, local restaurants, businesses, artisans, and DJ performances! All proceeds from the Chili Cook-off benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu. 

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  • ShadyVEU

    Local Business & BGCM Family
    Jasmin founded ShadyVEU seven years ago from her bedroom. Driven by a desire for eyewear that is both effective and eco-friendly, she created ShadyVEU. Her commitment to sustainability extends beyond her products, as she actively supports philanthropic projects that make a positive impact.

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  • Soft Care

    Local Business, BGCM Family & Sustainable Business
    Soft Care is curated vintage and handmade crochet goods by Jess Geyer. Jess has been working in the vintage world since 2016 but took a break in 2021 after having her daughter, Delilah. This is her first project back since the birth of her daughter under the new name, Soft Care. 

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  • W Collections

    Local Business & BGCM Family
    W Collections started as an artist owned and run gallery, Mark White Fine Art, in Santa Fe, NM featuring the work of Mark White and later his son, Ethan White.

    Mark and Ethan and their families moved to Malibu in 2015 and lost their home and studio in the Woolsey fire. With the rebuilding of their home and studio, they evolved the business to include home decor and to showcase the works of additional local and overseas artists and artisans.

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  • Zanmi Club

    Malibu High School Project
    The Zanmi Club project is a charity, all volunteer organization, working with Project Medishare as a partner in helping some of the poorest women in Haiti. They make the handcrafts and the club sells them and sends 100% of all proceeds to pay the women an income and provide other community benefits such as ambulances, propane stoves, and solar lanterns to help improve the quality of the women's lives and the lives of their families.

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  • GLOBAL ARTISTS & BUSINESSES

  • Beau Rush Ceramics

    Global Business
    Beau Rush Ceramics is a deviation from mass-produced tableware, each piece has unique irregularities, no two pieces are alike. With a second degree in Fine Arts Sculpture from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Brooklyn based artist Cameron Bishop embraces the aesthetic of imperfection in ceramics for everyday functional use. Cameron’s approach to distilled irregular forms and organic tableware designs are on display at restaurants De Maria, L’Estudio, and Egg Shop in NYC. You can also find Beau Rush Ceramics at retail locations Warm NY, and Homecoming in Brooklyn.

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  • BridgeParker

    Global Business
    The name BridgeParker pays homage to the city where I was born; Bridgeport the Park City.I remember waking up one morning having dreamt about the most exquisite clutch I had never seen in real life. That was in 2006! I haven’t made that bag yet, but with every clutch I make, I’m trying to achieve the feeling I felt in that dream.

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  • Daytoner

    Global Business & BGCM Family
    Daytoner (short DTNR) is the concept art project of Daniel Hahn. As a Concept Artist he is working for the game and movie industry. He started obsessive sketching when he was around 15 years old, doing graffiti in his hometown.
    The main focus of his work are robots. Robots or human-machine-hybrids combine two worlds - the expressions of a character/person combined with surfaces and shapes to design. His robots are the perfect combination of his backround in Car Design and his passion for developing characters.

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  • Karavan Kitchen

    Global Artist
    Authored by Soraya Beheshti, Karavan Kitchen is a plant-based cookbook and anthology of stories, histories, poetry, and recipes from refugee homes. Soraya donates 100% of her proceeds to organizations providing essential aid to displaced people around the world. Soraya regularly speaks on topics or participates in panels relating to education, displacement, sustainability, and business for a variety of organizations, from the Harvard Business School Club to Astrolabs, the UN and various universities.

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  • Spinn | Coffee Maker

    Global Business
    Roderick de Rode founded Spinn in 2015 out of his passion for excellent coffee and a disdain for the wasteful, expensive, and mediocre coffee that was produced by popular POD systems on the market. Spinn is on a mission to reimagine coffee for the connected age and the discerning coffee lover. Prior to Spinn, Roderick got his start in tech, working at Dell, Microsoft, and other startups.

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  • Stapelstein

    Global Business
    Our Stapelstein® products provide children with a playful, moving space for holistic development. Respect and a sense of responsibility for our environment accompany us in every decision (and action) - entrepreneurial and private. We make sure that Stapelstein® products as movement, play and design elements have a timeless appearance, are durable and can be 100% recycled. Our products are made of resource-saving EPP (expanded polypropylene), are produced in Germany and manufactured using only pure air and steam - no plasticizers or additives.

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  • Streamily

    Global Business & BGCM Family
    Watch your favorite celebrities sign personalized autographs for you. 

    Delivered right to your door.

    Streamily. We Deliver Joy.

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  • SUSTAINABLE BUSINESSES

  • Shower Candy

    Sustainable Business
    Experience better personal care products created with the minimalist mindset of Shower Candy. We took a handful of natural ingredients, smashed them together into solid bar form and packed them in plastic free, compostable pouches. We believe it is our communal responsibility to make an effort to reduce our plastic waste and leave this earth in better shape than we found it so that future generations can enjoy a clean planet. By switching your personal care products to eco-friendly solid shampoo bar alternatives, you help do your part.

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  • BFS Ceramics

    Local Business & Sustainable Business
    Benjamin F Schmid is an artist from Topanga Canyon who crafts functional clayware on the potter's wheel. His work is rugged, organic, thoughtful, and usable art. While growing up in Topanga Canyon, Benjamin developed relationships with expert ceramicists who continue to guide and support his journey toward the mastery of clay. During his time at Warren Wilson College, he fell in love with the chemistry of glazing and firing pots. Benjamin values his relationship with the medium, the process, and the community.

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  • Boyso Soaps

    Local Business & Sustainable Business
    Biera Boyso is a 17 year old college student making handmade soaps, alongside her mother Alejandra Boyso, to help pay for her books for college. All of her soaps are organic and handmade with love and care and she appreciates your support!

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  • Cerca Cultivation

    Sustainable Business & SMMUSD School Program
    "Cerca" is Spanish for close or near. The genesis of Cerca Cultivation was to bring farms, and where food is grown, closer to where people live, work and eat. We believe that the healthiest path forward for people and our planet is local, sustainable, and ethical farming. Our passion is rooted in wanting to do good. That’s why we incorporated as a California Benefit Corporation, with the purpose to create a positive impact on society and the environment.

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  • Full Circle Compost

    Sustainable Business, SMMUSD School Program & BGCM Family
    Full Circle Compost is a Topanga-based nonprofit dedicated to reversing global warming by reducing waste from landfills, drawing down CO2 emissions through composting and soil regeneration. Our mission is to provide a community compost program that unites, uplifts, and educates people as a solution to reverse global warming. We offer in-depth training and on-site compost services to ensure that all composting systems are successful. With an emphasis on youth and education, we resource schools with sustainable systems to expand and/or develop garden curriculums.

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  • Greener Empowerment Foundation

    Local Business & Sustainable Business
    GEF is a 501-c.iii non-profit organization whose mission is to create a more sustainable planet through green lifestyle solutions, education & community stewardship. We work to empower communities to realize sustainable ways that can help stabilize the climate.

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  • Home Grown Gardens

    Sustainable Business & Malibu School Program
    Home Grown Gardens has been spreading its roots and servicing LA County since 2012. We are edible landscaping and composting specialists who are passionate about regenerative agriculture and closed loop system thinking. A team of avid gardeners with diverse backgrounds in urban agriculture, community garden education and herbal medicine, we are excited to grow with you!
    At Home Grown Gardens, our goal is to bring back the true meaning of "locally-grown" food and to build vibrant communities.

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  • Shemesh Farms

    Local Business & Sustainable Business
    Shemesh means “sun” in Hebrew. And no matter who we are, what we do, or where we live, we are all given the gift of the sun. Our farm and enterprise are built upon a foundation of sustainability, inclusion, and interconnectedness. Shemesh Farms began in 2015 at the Shalom Institute in Malibu, California with a vision of creating a social enterprise that provides meaningful employment and community to adults who have diverse abilities. We welcome you to be a part of our community!

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