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Are you ready for the Biggest Buzz Ever?  Join The Sustany Foundation for the 6th Annual Sustainable Buzz at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Tampa on the Riverwalk. Sample the best in chef inspired cuisine with local farm ingredients, fresh brewed Bay area craft beer, and wine tastings. Purchase your tickets online today for Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 6:00pm. **Please bring confirmation of ticket purchase to event via smartphone or printed receipt. For student/teacher rate, please bring school ID to Buzz.

Read the Buzz press release to learn more.  Mixologist photo (2)

In addition to our new Farm to Table theme this year, The Sustany Foundation is also offering a VIP ticket package, including an interactive experience with award winning Mixologist Ro Patel, who creates specialty cocktails with fresh ingredients, a unique Tampa waterway e-boat ride, private indoor/outdoor lounge area, valet parking at the Straz, a special Sustany gift, opportunity to shop at the Buzz Market and take home a bag of fresh produce, Ro Patel’s cocktail recipe cards, butler service, and more!

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Partner with The Sustany Foundation for the Buzz!

The Sustany Foundation is looking to partner with local food, beer/wine, and food trucks in order to bring the very best in local flavors and culture to the Buzz. For more information, please download the Buzz vendor packet.

Event photoThe Buzz is The Sustany Foundation’s largest community building and fundraising event of the year. Sustany seeks sponsors who want to align themselves with an entrepreneurial Tampa Bay nonprofit, co-promote with the most influential media in Tampa and to over 500 anticipated attendees, and connect with sustainability-minded young professionals as well as established supporters of downtown Tampa. Please contact Development Director Jenna Civitello at or 813.507.1111 and download the Buzz sponsorship packet.

For more event or vendor information, please contact or Debbie at 813.486.2733.


The Sustany™ Foundation supports sustainable practices in the Tampa Bay region.   We invite members of the business community to attend our meetings as a presenter to help launch ideas into action!

Listen to an interview with our founder David Reed

The Sustany Foundation promotes a culture of sustainability and  social responsibility by supporting thoughtful stewardship and sustainable practices. We serve as a conduit between those who wish to contribute their resources and those who implement innovative ideas that improve the Tampa Bay area’s quality of life . Sustany has collaborated and partnered in several programs and initiatives, including:  

Green Business Program

In partnership with the City of Tampa, The Sustany Foundation encourages businesses  to visit  Businesses that receive the designation are provided a plaque to post at their business location that recognizes their achievement, listing in the City of Tampa “Green Pages” for businesses and other benefits.

The EverGreen Schools Alliance 

Sustany works with Bay area schools and districts to identify and addresses important issues of interest to schools and districts. Through education and a focus on sustainable practices in the classroom as well as at home, Sustany and EGSA helps to ensure clean and toxic-free environments for the students and faculty.