It’s a stunning piece, utterly sustainable. Crafted from the staves of a retired wine barrel and repurposed wine cooler bottles. You can flip the wooden base over and still see the deep purple stains of the wine. They’re perfect for a beer or wine tasting, or to hold votive or tealight candles as part of a centerpiece or mantle decoration. But that’s not all they’re good for! We’re all about finding creative new ways to use every day items, and the Beer Flight is no different. We challenged our creative team to come up with some alternative uses for the flights, and after rattling off the expected list, they started living up to their creative title.
It’s October, time for apple cider and all things fabulous and fall! If you’re lucky enough to live near an organic orchard where you can pick your own fruit, you know the joy of truly fresh apples. And you probably also know the joy of truly good apple cider. Nothing says fall quite like a hot spiced cider, so we’ve gathered a few of our favorite grown-up cider recipes. Try these with your favorite locally-produced organic cider (and sure, you could always buy an organic cider at the store if local isn’t an option)! Most of these can easily be made without the alcohol if you need a kid-friendly version as well. Happy Halloween! Continue reading
If tailgating conjures up images of cheap beer, or bourbon in a classic flask, well, you’re not alone. There’s nothing wrong with classic football fare, but if you’re in the mood for something a little different, then we’ve got some great ideas for some decidedly delicious game day libations! As always, choose organic and locally-produced wherever possible to keep things as green as you can. Grab a cocktail shaker and let’s go! Continue reading
It’s that time of year, when friends and family gather together to share good food, fellowship and football. Whether you call out for pizza or create your own mouthwatering organic menu of tasty treats, there’s no doubt about it, football and food go together. Serve up your favorite feast in sustainable style for a play that’s unbeatable. We’ve gathered together some of our favorites perfect for a casual get together.
It’s not football without something to drink, and whether you’re reaching for a beer or a soda, these 16-ounce glasses will quench your thirst, and keep you green.
Protect your tabletop with a traditional beer felt. These do double duty – indoors, they keep your table safe from the moisture off a cold glass; outdoors, they’re an ideal glass cover to keep out falling leaves.
Pop the top on a cold one. Keep a few of these handy so your guests don’t have to hunt for the opener. Or tie one onto your fridge or cooler to keep it right where you need it.
Kick that party up a notch with a beer tasting, perfect for pre-game entertainment. Pick five of your favorite beers and let your guests choose which one to serve for the next party.
Indoors or out, keep your condiments, snacks and munchies neatly corralled with a cool, easy to wipe down tray. The best part? They only look like leather, they’re really covered in a special biodegradable polyurethane.
Get grilling with these stainless steel and bamboo tools. The brush will keep your grill clean, and the long-handled tools are perfect for reaching into the flames.
Kabobs make the ideal football food and these heavy stainless steel skewers will keep your food firmly in place thanks to the flat blades that won’t let pieces spin.
Taking it outside? Take along something better than paper. Reusable plates, made from recycled plastics are the smart alternative to disposables.
The ideal tailgating companion isn’t one of those brittle red plastic cups. Try these reusable ones instead, they’re made from recycled plastic and they hold 16 ounces.
Fall entertaining! From football parties to holiday galas, it’s that time of year! What better time to update your table with more eco-friendly tablewares that are as gorgeous as they are green. Earlier this week, we covered the behind the scenes prep so today we’re taking the tabletop green. With the right pieces, you can achieve a mix and match style that will take you from summer barbecues to fall football with ease and style. Here are some of our tabletop favorites.
Nothing beats the casual elegance of linen, and with the right accessories, this is one fabric that will take you through all four seasons. The unbleached raw linen and red accents make this one perfect for fall.
Unmistakably gorgeous acacia wood will stand up to years of tabletop use.
Put these out on a cheese plate, or with breakfast jams and jellies. Either way, these olive wood spreaders are beautiful and functional. The wood for these is taken from annual trimmings or felled trees that have reached the end of their fruiting life.
Green in every sense of the word, this beautiful, hand-blown pitcher is made entirely from recycled glass. Sturdy, stunning, and perfectly proportioned to hold a whopping 92 ounces, each pitcher is unique.
Late summer and early fall are still perfect times for sangria. Pour yours into these hand-blown beauties made from recycled glass. Each holds 8 ounces, and each is unique.
We’re taking the green table idea literally! Handcrafted reclaimed mango wood with ceramic bowls are just right for dips and salsas. The classic, retro styling merges with any décor.
Heavy, yet sleek. Modern, yet rustic. Handcrafted from sustainable mango wood, these curved platters make a perfect serving piece for your fall table.
Dramatically different. Handcrafted from sustainably grown and harvested acacia, these plates showcase the wood’s natural beauty. They also make a stunning table setting.