Make Valentine’s Day extra special this year by treating your loved ones to an eco-friendly date night! Here are six environmentally friendly ideas you can enjoy on February 14th.
1. Make a Home-Cooked Meal From the Farmers Market
Preparing a home cooked meal is romantic, and something you can feel good about! All your locally purchased ingredients will benefit sustainable farming practices. Try this delectable 3-course Valentine’s Day meal from our blog!
2. Purchase Ethically-Raised Meat From Local Farmers at Spragg’s Meat Shop
Add a side of green to your romantic date night in. Take your 3-course meal to the next level with delicious chicken, lamb, pork, or beef products available for purchase at our meat shop. Featuring products from local farmers and producers, we have the finest selection of artisan foods to meet your date night needs.
3. Share Homemade Gifts with the Family
Say, “I love you” with homemade gifts! DIY gifts are not only great for the environment, but they’re also an extra special way to show how much you care. We love these eco-friendly ideas from Bustle!
4. Shop a Local Store for Fair-Trade Products
After finishing your romantic dinner, pop into a local store like ReWorks Upcycle Shop in Calgary! Spend time with your loved one while browsing recycled, zero waste and locally made products for a greener lifestyle.
5. Volunteer or Donate
There’s something extra romantic about volunteering with your loved one. Not only will you spend time together, but you’ll also be making a difference in the community. For Calgary volunteer opportunities, use the Volunteer Connector.
6. Learn About Environmental Stewardship
Want a warm and cozy Valentine’s night in? Grab the family, curl up on the couch, and teach the kids about environmental stewardship! We recommend these eco-friendly movies!
What do you think about these special and unique green Valentine’s Day ideas? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!