Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Living in NYC and Beyond

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The Best Sustainable Wedding Florists in New York

The Best Sustainable Wedding Florists in New York

If you’re serving local, organic food at your wedding, then make sure that ethos extends to your flowers! Just like asparagus and strawberries, flowers are agricultural products that have seasons where they are the most beautiful and fragrant. And conventional flowers suffer from the same ethical quandaries and poor quality as conventional food. Most flowers sold...
  • You Love Farm-to-Table, But Do You Know Field-to-Vase?

    You Love Farm-to-Table, But Do You Know Field-to-Vase?

    The farm-to-table movement, in which restaurants source most of their ingredients from local and organic farms, has firmly established itself in every major American city and cute tourist destination at this point. But having ordered from menus that tell you the name of the farm where your pork was raised and your strawberries picked, have...
    Make Flower Crowns, Sustainable Planters and Organic Bouquets With Us!

    Make Flower Crowns, Sustainable Planters and Organic Bouquets With Us!

    Ready for spring? Well yes. We are all ready for spring. Celebrate the budding season with a full day of floral workshops hosted by me and the members of the Ethical Writers Coalition at Mode Marteau. We’re teaming up with slowflowers.com to bring you Bloom: A Sustainable Workshop! Learn to make your own fresh flower crown, create a perfect...
    How to Find Local and Organic Flowers in Your Area

    How to Find Local and Organic Flowers in Your Area

    Outside it was cold and rainy, the kind of night that makes you want to snuggle in bed. But I was upstairs at 61 Local, a farm-t0-table restaurant in Cobble Hill, hanging out with florists. There were six of us in this intimate gathering, nibbling on light bites and drinking beer and wine in the...