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5 discounts and deals for traveling green in Los Angeles

gettingonmetro 5 discounts for traveling green in Los Angeles

With the gas and parking prices these days, getting around by bike, bus, rail, and your own two feet can save you quite a bit of money in Los Angeles. If you need a good green deal to get you thinking outside the car, start by hitting up these five spots for eco-friendly discounts and freebies.

1. 20% off locavore-friendly cookingHomegirl Café cooks up contemporary Latina fare — some made with produce grown in the Cafe’s own garden — while giving formerly gang-involved women job training and education. Show your Metro pass, rail ticket, or TAP card and get 20% off your meal.

2. Free green spa giftWillow Spa — a Santa Monica relaxation spot that offers facials and treatments with organic products — has a program called Walk to Willow on Thursdays. Simply walk to the spa, let the desk know when you check in that you did so, and get a free green gift from another local green business after your treatment.