Eco-Friendly Weddings: How to Celebrate Sustainably on Your Big Day
In a world increasingly focused on environmental consciousness, it’s no surprise that couples are embracing eco-friendly weddings as a way to celebrate their love while minimizing their carbon footprint. Let’s explore innovative ideas for hosting a sustainable wedding!
White Fence Farm, a wedding venue perfectly set up for eco-friendly-minded couples. The venue is on 105 private acres with springs, a fish pond, spacious cow fields, fun hiking trails, and authentic antique farm equipment, surrounded by evergreen mountainscapes. See more images of The White Fence Farm property by clicking here.
Invitations: Digital or Recycled Paper for your eco-friendly wedding
Start your eco-friendly journey with your wedding invitations. Opt for digital invites to save paper or choose recycled paper options for a traditional touch. Share your love story while saving trees.
Venue Selection: Celebrate in a Green Space
When choosing a wedding venue, consider a location that aligns with your sustainability values. Our venue, for instance, prioritizes sustainability through renewable energy sources and eco-friendly landscaping practices.
Decor: Natural and Repurposed Elements
Embrace nature in your decor by using potted plants, succulents, or locally sourced flowers. Repurpose items like vintage furniture for a unique, eco-conscious aesthetic.
Catering: Farm-to-Table Delights
Opt for a farm-to-table menu with locally sourced, organic ingredients. Minimize food waste by planning portions carefully with your caterer, and consider requesting to donate excess food to food banks/shelters. Caterers are often versed in how to execute this process.
Favors: Sustainable Tokens of Appreciation
Thank your guests with eco-friendly wedding favors, such as native tree saplings, herbal tea sachets, or handmade candles. Get creative and consider your guests when dreaming up a the perfect wedding favor. The more customizable and personalized your gift is, the more your guests will swoon. Show off your DIY skills!
Eco-friendly Seating: Cozy Up on Hay Bales at your eco-friendly wedding
Not only will you SAVE BIG MONEY on rentals, you will set the stage for an intimate and rustic ceremony with linen or burlap wrapped hay bale seating. Pick up hay bales locally, measure and snip fabric – or use mix match quilts – to wrap each bale. Simply tie the hay bales and fabric with twine or ribbon for a finished look. Your wedding guests will gather intimately and enjoy the whimsy!
Registry: Choose Ethical and Sustainable Gifts
Create a wedding registry that includes items from eco-conscious brands or requests contributions to eco-friendly initiatives and charities.
Attire: Sustainable Fashion Statements
Opt for eco-friendly wedding attire made from sustainable fabrics or consider renting attire for a smaller environmental footprint.
Energy Efficiency: Eco-Friendly Lighting and Power
Illuminate your celebration with LED lighting and explore renewable energy sources like solar powered outdoor lanterns.
An Evergreen Union: A Green Beginning to Forever
Eco-friendly weddings are not only a beautiful way to celebrate your love but also a meaningful choice for the planet. By adopting sustainable practices and selecting a venue where nature surrounds as far as the eye can see, you can ensure your big day leaves a positive impact.
At White Fence Farm, it’s easy to feel wrapped up in nature with 105 gorgeous green acres all around you! Consider a rustic farm style wedding with eco-friendly details. Wow your guests and inspire them to do good for the environment, as they take note of your nature-friendly-themed event.
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Written by Andrea Morton, Creative Blogging + Marketing Strategies