Riverbench Goes Green

Photo by Tom Poss

Just in time for the season of emerald green hills, hats, and beer, a local organization has announced the winners of its coveted Green Business certification. An official nod to companies that serve as models of sustainability, this certification is available to offices, restaurants, hotels, and retailers.

The Green Business Program of Santa Barbara County, an effort that includes local governments, nonprofits, utilities, and chambers of commerce, recognizes a handful of area enterprises each year. At a recent awards ceremony, Santa Maria’s own Riverbench Vineyard and Winery tasting room was among the three recipients—and the first tasting room ever—to receive certification.

Read more on the Santa Maria Sun’s website.

From the article “Riverbench gets green recognition” in the Santa Maria Sun, March 11th-18th edition by K. Reka Badger.


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