Happy Earth Day!

We celebrate Earth Day Everyday by these simple practices:

-We partner with Midland Recyclers & Midland Association for Permaculture
[we have composted over 44,000 pounds of spent coffee back into the earth]

-We use local sugars and support bee populations by using local honey: Green Family Honey & Delaney’s Wood Fired Maple Syrup

-We support local agriculture by hosting farmers market all winter: Meet the Makers

-We sell reusable products: mugs, straws

-We recognize the restorative power of nature and carefully choose and care for dozens of plants in our spaces

-AND something we are incredibly proud of and grateful to our General Manager & Culinary Artist, Daniel Terhune for….

Since opening in January of 2017 Live Oak has served our guests close to 100,000 ounces of syrups. We make the majority of our syrups in house. Over our 4 years of business, making our own syrups has saved us from using almost 4000 single-use plastic bottles for syrup. Considering the business we’ve already done in 2021, we believe we’ve saved right around 1000 lbs of plastic from being used!


Since opening in January of 2017 Live Oak has served our guests close to 100,000 ounces of syrups. We make the majority of our syrups in house. Over our 4 years of business, making our own syrups has saved us from using almost 4000 single-use plasti…

Since opening in January of 2017 Live Oak has served our guests close to 100,000 ounces of syrups. We make the majority of our syrups in house. Over our 4 years of business, making our own syrups has saved us from using almost 4000 single-use plastic bottles for syrup. Considering the business we’ve already done in 2021, we believe we’ve saved right around 1000 lbs of plastic from being used!

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We Love People… and care for people by taking care of the earth we all love and depend on. We believe that wasting less is a beautiful way to show appreciation and respect for what we’ve been given.
— Daniel Terhune


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We care about the earth and want to steward it well for future generations.

— an excerpt from the Live Oak Manifesto


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“Nature can bring you to stillness, that is its gift to you.”

— Eckhart Tolle
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“One of the main benefits of spending time in nature is stress reduction.”
— Richard Louv

We truly believe in the restorative power of nature and are so grateful to have several skilled, knowledgeable plant caregivers and even a certified “plant mama”! Kallie Schloemann, a certified Arborist has taken great care to choose plants for our spaces that will thrive while giving our guests and employees a much needed dose of plant therapy while relaxing in our coffeehouses.


https://www.ambius.com/blog/happy-earth-day-learn-how-greenery-affects-employee-wellness/

https://www.ambius.com/blog/happy-earth-day-learn-how-greenery-affects-employee-wellness/

On this Earth day, we hope you will join us in continuing our efforts to care for our planet and each other. We are proud to be a part of a community that genuinely works towards more sustainable practices and chooses products that improve the quality of life for this generation and the ones to come. A quote that inspires us to live with intention and to steward our time, resources and talents;

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” Nelson Henderson

May it inspire you today as well! Happy Earth Day 2021

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“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.”
— Nelson Henderson


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