Eco-sexy Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

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With Valentine’s Day looming just around the corner, people everywhere are scrambling trying to book the hottest dinner reservations, score the latest movie tickets and choose the absolute perfect outfit for the special day with their loved ones.

“Valentine’s day reminds us to think eco-sexy, ” says Laurie Simmonds, President and CEO of Green Living Enterprises. “From flowers to chocolate to a night with essential oils, have some fun planning your romantic (yet green) date.”

This year on February 14th, forget the gift wrap and try one of these sweet, sexy and sustainable date ideas. Your partner and the earth will thank you!



Cook a locally-sourced dinner: visit your local farmer’s market or try Ontario grown Quinta Quinoa.

Or order in: Pick your favourite movie and order one of Magic Oven’s delicious organic, sustainable and gluten-free pizzas!

Plant an Indoor Garden: Get your hands dirty with 100% certified organic seeds from Urban Harvest.

Practice the art of massage: Work some magic with Akita rosewater, an antioxidant and powerful mood enhancer.

Hike the Bruce Trail: 900 kilometres of trails with awe-inspiring vistas, waterfalls, plant and wildlife.

Plan a trip to a local winery/brewery: Try Southbrook Vineyards, Rosewood Estates or Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company!

Imagine your first camping trip: Love the idea of camping, but don’t know where to start? Check out the Learn to Camp program!

Or plan something further afield: Like a visit to a glacier in Argentina!




Get creative this Valentine’s Day and try something new with your special someone. There are tons of great ideas that are healthy for you and the planet!

This April, visit all of these sustainable companies plus 400 more at the Green Living Show taking place April 7-9, 2017.

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