We are proud that many of our green initiatives have been recognized by several leading environmental institutions.

Maryland Green Registry

Pearlstone is a proud winner of the Maryland Green Registry 2021 Leadership Award as an organization that promotes green practices and is working towards a sustainable workplace.


USDA Organic Farm

The Pearlstone farms have been certified as USDA Organic which means we are protecting natural resources, conserving biodiversity and using only USDA approved substances on our crops.

Hazon Seal of Sustainability Award

Pearlstone has won the 2016, 2017, 2018 2019, & 2020 Hazon Seal of Sustainability for making our institution healthier and more sustainable by convening a Green Team, completing a sustainability audit and implementing three major sustainability projects.

Maryland Green Center

Pearlstone is a Maryland Green Center through Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE).

NWF Certified Wildlife Habitat

The National Wildlife Federation® (NWF) recognizes Pearlstone as an official Certified Wildlife Habitat™ site.


Pearlstone has just become a two-star Fitwel certified retreat center! Fitwel® is the World's Leading Certification System Committed to Building Health for All™

Learn More about Fitwel

To learn more or get involved, contact Joan Plisko, Community Sustainability Director.