Delve into the rich culinary history of Brooklyn as you visit iconic restaurants to sample tasty treats, like pizza, pastries, pierogies, bagels and more! Tours run Saturday Noon – 3pm.
Private Sustainable Brooklyn Food & Fashion Tour
Eat and shop sustainably!
- Thank you for booking directly with us! Use code GROUP10 for 10% off!
- Minimum Charge 1-4 People
- Per Person 5+ People
Eat & shop your way through the best of sustainable Brooklyn with a local expert.
Duration: 3 Hours
Tour Includes: Meet & greets, lunch, shopping discounts & more!
Walking Tour: Yes, 2.5 miles of walking. Please wear comfortable clothing/shoes. You must be able to move at a reasonable pace.
Private Tour Options: please contact [email protected] to book.
Don’t let the city grit sway you, we’re living green right here in the middle of Brooklyn! Join our local guide & expert for a look at conscious design, forward-thinking cuisine, and innovative architecture all here in Williamsburg!
Stops include (subject to change based on availability):
Awoke Vintage: spunky vintage clothing specializing in the bright colors, whimsical designs and playful styling of ’70s and ’80s fashion. Stocks a carefully curated selection of both men’s and women’s clothes.
Mother of Junk: a Williamsburg institution! Though the owner may have a gruff exterior, if you ask nicely and with genuine interest, she might just tell you about her regular pre-dawn outings to estate liquidation sales in upstate NY.
Artists & Fleas: A place for makers and vintage curators to find homes for their unique creations! Enjoy a coffee or tea from the delicious cafe inside!
Designers collab.: A retail experience dedicated to promoting emerging and established artisan brands from around the globe, with an emphasis on small batches, high quality and sustainability.
Little Choc Apothecary: sample delicious baked goods from NYC’s first 100% vegan creperie!
7 Wonders: Set up as a co-op so a selling vendor is always present in the shop & able to give first hand info. Stories of sourcing & coming upon vintage gems and ability to point out things that you may otherwise overlook!
Guevara’s: From the minds behind beloved Mekelburg’s, taste a delicious treat from this entirely vegan menu!
- Meet designers, chefs and entrepreneurs forging a path for conscious urban living
- Try delicious natural wine
- See innovative and up-and-coming sustainable design from around the world
- Taste amazing organic food that will leave you feeling wonderful (enough for lunch)
- Visit a local designer studio
- Give vintage gems new life!
- Discover a mother-daughter sustainable design success story
- Like A Local only discounts at local boutiques
- Learn about organic tea and tea ceremonies
- See one of the only Passive Houses in all New York!
- More natural and organic restaurant tips in the area!
Food tastings, organic tea ceremony, and behind-the-scenes access! Your tour guide is also a sustainable fashion designer, stylist and licensed tour guide. We also include info and history of the neighborhood and shopping discounts (where available).
A working Fashion and Textile Designer, Amalya launched her own sustainable womenswear line in 2017 (Amalya.com). Based in Brooklyn, her work is now selling in like minded boutiques internationally. Ever inspired by the city around her, and it’s local style Amalya has been working as a licensed Fashion Tour Guide and Personal Shopper for the past four years. “I gain so much inspiration from meeting curious shoppers from all over the world! Each person’s unique style really sheds new light on the city I already know and love so well. It’s amazing being able to introduce people to their new favorite designers and shops!” While specializing in specific to NYC boutiques of both independent designers and vintage gems, Amalya tailors her tours to your taste-you will definitely end the day with your new favorite piece!
See what one of our shops on the tour has to say:
Package-free shop: IMPACT
“SINCE OPENING WE’VE KEPT AN ESTIMATED 4,025,600 PLASTIC STRAWS, 3,061,240 PLASTIC BAGS AND 1,419,260 NON-RECYCLABLE BOTTLES AND CUPS OUT OF LANDFILL. WE ALSO VIEW SUCCESS AS HELPING OUR BRANDS TAKE STEPS TO REDUCE THEIR WASTE. WE HAVE A STRICT PACKAGING POLICY AND SINCE OPENING WE HAVE HELPED MANY OF THE BRANDS THAT WE WORK WITH TO MAKE CHANGES WITHIN THEIR COMPANIES TO REDUCE PLASTIC USAGE, PACKAGING, AND WASTE.”