Amazing Green Planet
Mary and Randy Baron cultivated their entrepreneurial spirit by transforming Baron Barclay Bridge Supplies from a mail-order home business into a large supplier of all things related to the game of bridge. After 30 years of expanding that company, they enlisted the help of their son Dustin to begin a new venture designed to nourish the culture of eco-awareness and sustainability in their hometown of Louisville. That idea eventually became Amazing Green Planet, which stocks locally made gifts and fair-trade products including earrings, soaps, and candles. Compost pails, reusable bags, and water-saving showerheads also help increase efficiency around the home and lessen the strain on the planet without forcing it to wear a lumbar belt around its equator.