Valentine's Day

Tips to Celebrate a Greener Valentine's Day

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Did you know almost 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are sent each year globally, making the day the second largest card-sending holiday of the year behind Christmas? We’ve compiled a handful of tips to help you and your Valentine make this year’s celebration a bit greener!

Fair Trade Gifts for Valentine's Day

From Ecuador to Côte d’Ivoire, your love can go the distance.
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However you choose to express your love, you can't go wrong with a Fair Trade Certified™ gift because it says you not only care about them, but also that you care about the planet, the lives behind the product, and the impact of your purchase.

Eco-Friendly Valentines Day Gifts For Your Earthy S.O.

by Holly Rhue, Buzzfeed Community Contributor
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It's sexy to care.

1.) SenseEcuador Roses, $44

ICYMI, red roses are out and sunset roses are in. SenseEcuador provides premium quality roses grown in the eco-friendly highlands of Ecuador. They're Fair Trade Certified and ship free anywhere in the U.S.

Veriflora® Sustainably Grown Flowers Protect People and the Planet This Valentine's Day

Certified Cut Flowers and Potted Plants Support Holiday Giving
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Check out this video, which shows why Veriflora® Sustainably Grown flowers are the best way to celebrate Valentine’s day and every day.  Be sure to visit our website to learn more: Veriflora® Sustainably Grown Website

Tips for a Greener Valentine’s Day

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Did you know almost 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are sent each year globally, making the day the second largest card-sending holiday of the year behind Christmas? We’ve compiled a handful of tips to help you and your Valentine make this year’s celebration a bit greener!

Continue reading here!

Fair Trade Gifts for Valentine's Day

Flowers and chocolate are the universal language of love. We're here to help you diversify your vocabulary.
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Whoever said chocolate and flowers are an unoriginal Valentine's Day gift, think again. While different cultures around the world have their own unique ways of celebrating Valentine's Day, gifts of chocolate and flowers are resounding common threads. In the Czech republic, for example, couples believe a kiss beneath a blossoming cherry tree will bring good luck for the year.

Welcome Home Howie!

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After almost 3 years in foster care, little Howie is now in his forever home. The Langenfeld family finalized their adoption on Valentine’s Day. Talk about heartwarming. 

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is thankful for all the families who open their hearts to children in foster care. Every waiting child deserves a loving family and we won’t stop until we find a forever family for all of them.

Right now, there are more than 110,000 children waiting to be adopted from foster care. 

Wishing You a Very Floral Veriflora Valentine's Day!

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We enjoyed spotting these Veriflora® Sustainably Grown roses today at the Trader Joe's around the corner from our office. We wish you a happy Valentine’s Day!

Cutting Back on Sugar: Healthy Ways to Curb America’s Mouth-Watering Obsession

By: Beth Winthrop
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Universally, people love sugar. It is a main ingredient in America’s favorite comfort foods, and with Valentine’s Day, sugar overindulgence might seem inevitable. Multiple studies show that eating too much sugar is directly correlated to obesity, which can lead to health problems. When it comes to sugar, moderation is key. Reducing the amount you eat is healthy, but that doesn’t mean you have to cut it out completely.

Is There Child Labor In Your Chocolate?

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Whether you celebrate Valentine's Day or not, biting into a velvety piece of chocolate is likely a non-negotiable activity on your February 14 agenda. In fact,Americans will eat more than 58 million pounds of chocolate in the weeks leading up to one of the sweetest days of the year. No surprise there, right? We love our chocolate!

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