Are you ready for fall? Now that back to school is done, there’s a little lull before the holidays start. It’s a perfect time for entertaining. It’s also a perfect time to update your table. Keeping your kitchen, food prep and tableware eco-friendly can be a challenge, especially if you like to have different looks for each season. But, with the right pieces, it’s easy to achieve a mix and match style that can go from summer barbecues to fall football parties with ease. Want a green table? We’ve gathered some of our favorite pieces for prep and service.
Keep yourself tidy with this chef’s style apron that offers generous coverage (so your clothes stay guest-ready). A linen-cotton blend ensures this apron is as green as it is gorgeous and the fabric just gets softer with each washing.
A kitchen workhorse, linen tea towels look good and serve multiple uses from drying glassware to acting as a potholder, trivet, or even an oversize napkin, or a perfect placemat. We love the fall motif and the water-based inks; the fabric will soften with washing, but these inks will not fade.
A good knife is essential to your kitchen. Keep yours safely out of the way, but attractively available in this reclaimed wood holder, filled with bamboo sticks to keep your knives securely in place.
Keep everything within easy reach of your stove with this smooth, sleek bamboo utensil holder. Coated with a light, food-safe oil, the natural, certified organic bamboo is heat and stain resistant and will look good in any kitchen.
Keeping a salt cellar near your stove or food prep area is a trick of most good cooks. It makes it easier to reach for “just a pinch” of kosher salt. This gorgeous cellar is made from teak remnants that would otherwise be discarded. Handmade and unique, no two are exactly alike.
Skip the plastics! Reach for biodegradable bamboo fiber mixing bowls instead. This set of five nesting bowls is a perfect kitchen accessory you can feel good about.
Classic designs never go out of style. Reclaimed acacia wood looks gorgeous and the food-safe lacquer will keep it that way for years. Perfect for tossing salads or serving rolls.
Carry your gear in classy style. A sturdy tray is a kitchen necessity, from carrying drinks, to corralling condiments, they serve a wide range of uses. Made entirely from bamboo, this tray’s sleek, simple style compliments any décor.
The stores are already decked with boughs of holly and ringing with fa-la-las, which means the holiday season is in full swing! But wait, there’s something that comes between Halloween and Christmas… that’s Thanksgiving! Continue reading
It’s October, and that means beer. Well, it means Oktoberfest. As part of our focus on fall entertaining, we’re looking at how to host a green Oktoberfest party, and no, we don’t mean with green beer! We’ve already tackled beer tasting, so let’s get on with the party planning for an at-home Oktoberfest. Break out the lederhosen and get ready to shout, “oans, zwoa, drei, g’suffa!” Continue reading
Retro is in, thanks in part to shows like “Mad Men,” the ‘60s have made a comeback when it comes to home entertainment. The era is marked by classic cocktails, crisp fashions and sleek table and serve ware. Going retro is perfect for fall entertaining, and it’s an easy theme to tweak to new, green levels. So let’s take a trip to the past… Continue reading
Labor Day is just around the corner; a time for picnics, barbecues, friends, family and relaxation. Prep your patio for a picture perfect, and green, party and get ready for some fun. Whether you’re planning a small, family affair or hosting the whole neighborhood, we’ve got you covered with tips, tricks and some great product ideas to keep your celebration in the green. Continue reading