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Green Union Blog

Our blog regularly showcases all our wonderful partner wedding suppliers, what they do and events they are holding. From time to time we feature real weddings submitted by amazingly talented photographers and the couples themselves.  Plus you'll find heaps of inspiration and ideas on how to throw a gorgeous green wedding!

During this Fair Trade Fortnight I want to tell you about another beautifully formed little company that’s forging ahead with a huge commitment to Fair Trade (though not officially registered with the Fairtrade Foundation).  Little Cherry goes out of their way to ethically source and supply all manner of party products that you could possibly need to throw a fantastic natural wedding feast.

Published: 2015-02-27

Published By: Rosie Ames

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So wedding tent open season continues with another weekend, this time up North with the lovely Peeps at Papakata in York.  As the days start to get a little longer and the spring bulbs start to appear, Papakata's gorgeous teepees and Sperry tents will be springing up at their Open Weekend on 21 and 22 March 2015.

Published: 2015-02-26

Published By: Rosie Ames

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The jewellery sector, in the past, has been very slow in embracing the Fairtrade movement but now, due to the energetic actions of a few jewellers, especially Cred Jewellery and many of our other handpicked partners, the movement is gathering pace and this fortnight I will be celebrating by showcasing what is on offer from Green Union.  First up is a fantastic new range of Fairtrade gold wedding rings from Cred Jewellery...

Published: 2015-02-25

Published By: Rosie Ames

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The open season for tent companies to showcase their marvelous structures is upon us and I think open days are a great way to gather information for your wedding.  I may even go so far as to say that open days and weekends are a better source of targeted, local information than those ubiquitous wedding fairs.  GU HQ has a raft of events for you to choose from over the coming weeks and I’ll be posting them here as they come up...

Published: 2015-02-24

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Fairtrade Fortnight started today so, to celebrate here at GU HQ over the next two weeks, I’m featuring some of GU’s handpicked partners who make it their business to go that extra mile to support the fairtrade movement, even if they are not actually registered with the Fairtrade Foundation itself.

Published: 2015-02-23

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Today we're extending a very warm welcome to Cassie of Mariposa Floristry who has a passion for vintage floral beauty ...

Published: 2015-02-19

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Super green wedding venue Pines Calyx has just told us that they still have a few dates left in the summer this year so if you're stil looking for a fabulous place to get wed, I think you'll like what they can offer you.

Published: 2015-02-16

Published By: Rosie Ames

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For couples interested in throwing a small wedding this year in Wales, there's a wedding tasting at Welsh Green Weddings this Sunday ...

Published: 2015-02-12

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Good morning lovelies!  And what a beautiful morning to welcome Green Union’s latest handpicked partner to our distinguished line up of fabulous wedding photographers.  Sarah London is a talented wedding photographer with an eco conscience, which we all love, of course, and I’m super excited to add her to our wedding directory!

Published: 2015-02-10

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Cred Jewellery has two amazing offers on, at the moment, that you might be interested in ...

Published: 2015-02-07

Published By: Rosie Ames

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