AM 1090 Eco-Minute: Valentine’s Day

Falling in love with planet earth, on the am 1090 ecominute – yes, Im talking about Valentine’s day – and here are a few tips to keep it green for the big day…

About those flowers – its hard to find roses that haven’t flown in from far-away places, so think about something else equally pretty when you visit your local florist. ask them about fair trade and see what flowers have been picked closer to home.

Chocolates – now that’s an easy one – we have a bunch of local chocolatiers to choose from — Frans, Boehms in issaquah, theos in fremont – chukar cherries –

Your local farmers market is up an running thru the winter months – you can’t miss with some locally producted delicasies there- soap or bath bombs, or honey or pastries- and you can get flowers there, too.

Shopping locally prevents the use of fuel for shipping in products from out of washington, and shopping locally is great for our economy.


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