Member Spotlight

February 2018

Cooper Tank & Welding

For seventy-one years our featured member this month, Cooper Tank & Welding, has made North Brooklyn home. Founded in 1946, it originally began on Moore Street as a manufacturer of boiler tanks and soon after began… Read More ›

January 2018

Descendant Cider Co.

Pioneering a new style of American cider, Descendant Cider  Co. was started in New York after founders, Alexandria Fisk and Jahil Maplestone, could not find readily great selections of ciders at their local bars. Originally from… Read More ›

November 2017

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream

Van Leeuwen started as one truck in 2008 with the goal of creating classic ice cream from natural ingredients and since then has become a local phenomenon. Headquartered in Brooklyn, the company now has multiple trucks… Read More ›

September 2017

Alive Structures

Brooklyn environmentalists, Alive Structures, is Evergreen’s latest Member Spotlight feature. Founded by Marni Majorelle, the company specializes in green roof installations and landscape design. Although she grew up in the city, Majorelle cites her mother’s career… Read More ›

August 2017

Enlightenment Wines

Mead, an ancient wine made from fermented honey, has found a new home in Bushwick’s Enlightenment Wines and its tasting room Honey’s. Started by Raphael Lyon and Arley Marks, this new meadery hopes to educate the… Read More ›

August 2017

Brooklyn Community Foundation

Brooklyn Community Foundation is the first and only public foundation solely dedicated to Brooklyn’s charitable community. The Brooklyn Community Foundation has supported Evergreen’s work with North Brooklyn businesses by funding our Plan Ahead Brooklyn and Small… Read More ›

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