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Barista Natalie Duffield (right), of Port St. Lucie, hands a glass of fresh-brewed iced tea — served with a glass straw — to Karen Knott, of Jensen Beach, at Gilbert's Coffee Bar overlooking the south fork of the St. Lucie River on Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Stuart. Gilbert's was designated as

Barista Natalie Duffield (right), of Port St. Lucie, hands a glass of fresh-brewed iced tea — served with a glass straw — to Karen Knott of Jensen Beach at Gilbert’s Coffee Bar in Stuart on April 18, 2019. Gilbert’s was designated as “ocean friendly” by the Surfrider Foundation for its commitment to reducing plastic waste and eliminating use of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam. Business owner Abigail Rogan said, “For me, starting my first small business in our town and being a waterfront town, every little choice I make for Gilbert’s and our brand is intentional.”
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Barista Natalie Duffield (right), of Port St. Lucie, hands a glass of fresh-brewed iced tea — served with a glass straw — to Karen Knott of Jensen Beach at Gilbert’s Coffee Bar in Stuart on April 18, 2019. Gilbert’s was designated as “ocean friendly” by the Surfrider Foundation for its commitment to reducing plastic waste and eliminating use of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam. Business owner Abigail Rogan said, “For me, starting my first small business in our town and being a waterfront town, every little choice I make for Gilbert’s and our brand is intentional.” XAVIER MASCAREÑAS/TCPALM