Mother Earth Living

How to Have an Eco-Fabulous Wedding

Your wedding will mean more—to you, to your community and to the earth—if you put extra effort and creativity into making it a green event.

Fresh flowers, direct from the garden, add seasonal color to the cake.
Photos by Joe Coca
Give small jars of local honey to your guests as party favors.
Natural beeswax candles are healthy and beautiful.
Serving food that can be enjoyed at room temperature is easy and time-efficient.
Collecting money for a charitable cause adds meaning to your wedding day and helps build community.
Have activities such as croquet or horseshoes available for young and old alike.
Take advantage of fresh produce from your garden and local farmer’s markets.
Simple food such as bread and cheese adds a sense of bounty to the wedding-day feast.
Tomato and mozzarella salad is a convenient menu item.
Olives are elegant and require no preparation.

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