Silk Flowers and Local Music

Guest blogger Erica Binns continues her search for silk flowers and local music for her eco-friendly wedding.

Adventures in Eco-Friendly Wedding Planning

American weddings can be some of the most extravagant, wasteful events in the world. I’ll post to this blog over the next year as I search for fabric flowers, recycled paper stationery, fabric for my wedding gown and more. Suggestions appreciated!

Post-Wedding: Sneak Peek

Jessica offers a sneak peek of her biodegradable wedding, which featured recycled glassware, handmade decor, recycled paper table runners, biodegradable plates and cups and soy candles.

Wedding Tradition Versus Eco

Jessica talks about abandoning conventional wedding traditions in favor of saving money and resources, creating a more sustainable wedding.

Finding Eco-Friendly Engagement and Wedding Rings

Jessica searches for eco-friendly engagement and wedding rings and explores a variety of sustainable options, including conflict-free diamonds, recycled diamonds, recycled gold, recycled jewelry, alternative wedding rings, Canadian diamonds and cultured diamonds.

Planning a Green Wedding

Jessica begins planning an eco-friendly wedding ceremony and reception. She will be writing about finding green wedding supplies, carbon-conscious wedding food and eco-friendly wedding clothing.

Hawaiian Recipe for Mahi Mahi

Herb Companion intern Stephanie Nelson shares her favorite recipe for Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi.

Emergency Acne Blaster

This herbal acne treatment became a favorite among this Herbalistas friends. Perfect size for travel!

Wedding Belles

It's early summer and we have weddings on the brain here at The Herb Companion headquarters. A certain nameless editor (who is my boss) is counting down the days to her daughter's sure-to-be-beautiful wedding. As for me, I was a bridesmaid recently. The sheer number of decisions involved in a wedding stagger me.