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None of us is stronger than all of us!

In partnership with artists, activists, leaders, innovators, positive thinkers, and healthy living enthusiasts we strive for improvement in the place we call home.

We want your ideas – if you have thoughts or collaboration opportunities – we need to talk! Please contact us.

How The GSB is Building a Better Community for All of Us:

• Regularly hosting events which foster community building. Visit our events page and get involved!

• Promoting healthy eating and healthy living through education and awareness – about the impact that food choices have on our health and well being.

• You can stop in to talk to one of our members of “Team Health” – our staff are always happy to talk about the benefits that our foods can provide.

• 100% of our the tips that you drop into the jar on our counter go directly to fund community programs.

• All of our cups, utensils, packaging, bags etc. are made from renewable sources and are compostable – even the straws. The Green Smoothie Bar produces zero waste that will end up in landfills!

• Monitoring and reducing the carbon footprint of all of our operations in order to reduce the environmental impact.

• A Living Wage policy, ensuring that staff at The Green Smoothie bar earn at least enough to support their living expenses.

100% Organic, 100% Vegan.

The Green Smoothie Bar in the News

CHCH   |   October 30, 2013

No longer the steel city. While Tuesday’s announcement doesn’t change the current landscape for manufacturing in Hamilton, it is symbolic of the changing face of what was once Steeltown. Sean Leathong has more. When talking about the changing face of Hamilton [read more]…

CBC   |   October 26, 2013

Five Hamilton young professionals to watch. There’s a lot of talk about Hamilton building its profile as a hub of culture, innovation and creativity. It’s the young professionals who are truly making waves in this city, bringing passion and expertise to drive the momentum. [read more]…

The Spec   |   July 26, 2013

Move over Tim’s, there’s another Hamilton business in town ready to give you a run for your money. At the airport anyway. In the next couple of weeks, Joe Accardi will be inviting customers to his second Green Smoothie Bar location at the John C. Munro [read more]…

The Financial Post   |   June 23, 2013

On a cool night in April, a who’s who of Hamilton’s young professional world gathered in the back of the Art Gallery of Hamilton’s Design Annex, a space opened in 2012 on the increasingly hip James Street North stretch of galleries, shops, restaurants and studios.  [read more]…

Your Hamilton Biz   |   June 24, 2013

The Green Smoothie Bar turns one on Thursay and co-founder Joe Accardi, told YourHamiltonBiz that business is doing well. The Business has more than doubled it’s workforce and constantly sees new faces come through the doors at 235 James Street North.  [read more]…

The Spec   |   January 9, 2013

Maybe you’ve seen them walking around James Street North during Art Crawl — dressed in skin-tight neon onesies, handing out Dixie cups filled with green liquid, explaining their philosophy. Don’t worry. It’s OK to drink this Kool-Aid. They’re just employees of the Green 

Beaux Mondes   |   August 8, 2012

We’ve often wondered with today’s busy lifestyles, how on earth you are supposed eat eight servings of fruit and vegetables each day. The Green Smoothie Bar has set out to change the way you think of fast food.

The Bay Observer   |   August 8, 2012

Healthy food has hit Hamilton – and it has brought with it an enthusiastic and motivated team well trained in the science of superfoods. The Green Smoothie Bar, claimed to be Hamilton’s first completely-organic restaurant, has made its home on James St N   |   July 4, 2012

Danielle Height’s sister Melissa has Lupus, an autoimmune disorder. Doctors said she’d be dead within a year if she stopped taking her medication. “She was on a ton of medication,” Height said about her sister. “It was $300 a month for the rest of her life and that was [read more]

Some of our Collaborative Partners & Associates

Total Balanced Health   |

Total Balanced Health is your complete source for convenient and effective fitness and nutrition programming. We are based in the beautiful serene town of Ancaster, Ontario.

Food4Kids   |

Food4Kids provides a weekend supply of healthy foods for children living in poverty to ensure they have access to nutritious meals at home. Each food package provided by Food4Kids contains kid-friendly, non-perishable, and easy to prepare meals with maximum nutritional value

Oak Hills Artesian Well

Oak Hills Artesian Water Company Ltd is a private company categorized under Water: Distilled Mineral or Spring and located in Stirling, ON, Canada.

Naturopathic Doctor, Andrea Maxim ND  |

Andrea Maxim, ND focuses on diet and lifestyle counselling, hormone balancing, menopause, fertility and sleep disturbances. Together we will develop an individualized therapeutic wellness program that brings fast and effective relief long-term. Andrea uses all natural remedies with a strong desire to treat with whole food first and foremost and then with natural supplementation and other modalities, if necessary.

B Corp Certification   |

B Lab is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that serves a global movement of entrepreneurs using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Lab serves these entrepreneurs through three interrelated initiatives that provide them the legal infrastructure and help them attract the customers, talent, and capital to scale.

We want to thank these organizations for their amazing dedication to the well being of the community – we are fortunate to be able to partner up with such amazing community groups. 

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