Housing Works presents Green Weddings

Housing Works Bookstore presents

Green Weddings

Monday, April 13 at 7PM

Admission is free, donated books are welcome and encouraged

Join us for a discussion the ins and outs of planning an eco-friendly wedding.  An evening all about Green Weddings with advice from some of the leaders in eco-friendly food, fashion, jewelry and more, hosted by Mireya Navarro, author of Green Wedding: Planning Your Eco-Friendly Celebration. Other on hand experts include green wedding planner Danielle Venokur, green dress designer (and Project Runway winner) Leanne Marshall, sustainable chef Mary Cleaver, jewelers Page Neal and Anna Barrio and members of the Etsy street team.. Come have a glass of organic wine, try on a handmade ring, talk to the panelist and more!


Mireyo Navarro is the author of Green Wedding and is an environmental writer for The New York Times. www.mireyanavarro.com

Leanne Marshall is the founder of Leanimal and the winner of Project Runway season 5. She uses eco-friendly fabrics in many of her designs. www.leanimal.com

Danielle Venokur is the owner of dvGreen, an environmentally friendly party/event planning business in New York City. www.dvgreen.com

Mary Cleaver is a chef at The Green Table with the Cleaver Company, a restaurant and catering company that uses organic products. www.cleaverco.com

Page Neal and Anna Barrio are the designers behind Bario-Neal jewelry. They promote fair-trade systems for ethical jewelry, and environmentally safe practices. www.bario-neal.com

Three great Etsy vendors will be showing their wares, including Wabisabi Brooklyn bringing upcycled cufflinks for the green groom, Fubabee displaying handmade and eco conscious invites and LuCrafts bringing recycled and soy candles. www.etsy.com

Housing Works Bookstore Café

126 Crosby Street (one block east of Broadway between Houston and Prince)

Subway: W, R to Prince; B, D, F, V to Broadway/Lafayette; 6 to Bleecker

General Information: (212) 334-3324


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