SustainableSpiritsLogo Sustainable Spirits is a casual monthly gathering for the sustainability community organized by the North Carolina Composting Council.  It started on June 2013, and since then it has rotated around the [expanded] Triangle and the coast through different establishments creating a space for people to gather, meet each other, and engage in fun and meaningful conversations.  It’s free, unstructured, and open to everyone interested in anything from renewable energy and civic engagement to green building, organic farming, and beyond!  To learn about future ones please visit our event calendar or visit our Eventbrite page.  You can also join the LinkedIn group to keep in contact with other attendees.

In April join us at the Carolina Brewery,
460 West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill.
April 16th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.
Check out this great brewer’s local brews and food.  Register HERE.

April’s Sustainable Spirits is sponsored by NCCC and Every Tray Counts.
Come hear Sue Scope of Every Tray Counts tell us about her organizations work to make our schools more sustainable.  Every Tray Counts is bringing composting to school lunch rooms all over the state!

On May 21st, Sustainable Spirits will be held in Durham at the Durty Bull Brewing, 206 Broadway St #104, Durham 27701.  Our sponsor for May is Wetrock Farm, the first modern net-zero agrihood in the US.


To receive email invations, please fill out this form.

If you would like to sponsor ($500) or organize an event in your community, get in touch with the organizers.


Numbers (June 2013 – Mar 2019)

Over 5 years of events!

12 communities
Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Morrisville, Saxapahaw, Pittsboro, Wilmington, Greensboro, Elon, RTP, Cary, and Holly Springs

34 different venues

53 gatherings

59 partner organizations

61 average attendance

1,150+ email list
with 27% email open rate! (non-profit average is 22%)

3,000+ attendance through all events

21,400+ online invitation visits

Current and Previous Co-Hosts & Venues

86it
Abundance Foundation
American Underground
BE NOW Organics
Bond Brothers Brewery
Boulted Bread
Braeburn Farms
Brooks Contractor
Brunswick Community College
Bull City Burger Brewery and Restaurant
Busy Bee Café
Carolina Brewery
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
Caterpillar
Circa 1888
Clouds Brewing
Compass Rose Brewery
CompostNow
Crank Arm Brewery
Crunkleton
Dirty bull Brewing Co.
Duke Fuqua Net Impact
Duke Nicholas Net Impact
Durham Coop Market
Durham Farm and Food Network
Durham Originals
Durty Bull Brewery
Earth Heal/My Community Green
Eastern Carolina Organics
EcoSafe Zero Waste
Elon University Office of Sustainability
Endless Produce
Environmental Professionals of Color
Fair Game Beverages
Flytrap
FoodFWD
Fullsteam Brewing
Girl Honey
Haw River Farmhouse Ales
Kailyard Farms
Kickback Jack’s
Loading Dock Raleigh
Market Hall-City Market
McGill Environmental
Mez
Murphys Naturals
Mystery Brewing
Natty Greenes
Naughty Penguin Tasting Room
NC B Corps
NC Business Council
NC Clean Technology Center
NC GreenPower
NC Solid Waste Association of North America
NC State University Business Sustainability Collaborative
NC State University Net Impact
NC Sustainability Connection
NC Water Resources Association
Nickelpoint Brewery
Novozymes
Oaks & Spokes
Piedmont Biofuels
Ponysaurus Brewing Co.
Raleigh Brewing Company
Raleigh City Farm
Raleigh Times
Regulator Brewery
Research Triangle Foundation
Roots
Self-Help Credit Union
Sierra Club Capital Area Chapter
Slow Money
Sustainable Duke
Sweeps
Swinerton Builders
Tap & Table
The Crunkleton
The Eddy Pub
The Frontier
The Hive
The Oak House
The Pharmacy Cafe
The Plant
The Wine Lounge
Top of the Hill
TOPO Brewery and Restaurant
Toxic Free NC
Triangle Food Makers
Triangle Land Conservancy
Trophy Brewing
Trophy Tap & Table
TS Designs
Tyler’s Taproom
UNC Center for Sustainable Enterprise
UNC Chapel Hill Recycling
US Green Building Council – Triangle Chapter
Vimala’s Curryblossom Café
Wake Tech Community College
Wetrock Farm

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