Society wedding and party caterer Blue Strawberry has launched its Organic Weddings Service. Sourcing locally grown fresh produce to create organic menus as a perfect tie-in for sustainable weddings and eco couples. Blue Strawberry’s owner Molly Ronan can also advise on other aspects of green weddings including recycled cards, alternative place cards such as pebbles or leaves and seasonal flowers.
“Demand for organic wedding food has increased enormously over the last year,” says Molly. “We decided to set up Blue Strawberry’s Organic Wedding Service for people who are keen to have an environmentally friendly wedding day. We advise them to keep the mood seasonal and try to base everything around the colours and textures of the season; cool whites and creams in the summer with fragrant lavenders and voluptuous roses; harvest feasts in the autumn with colours of gold and burnt orange and organza fabrics to rich red velvet and shiny metallics at Christmas with scents of spices.”
“In terms of the organic food we use, we source our dairy products from Dorset, our organic meat from Scotland and the South of England and tap into local growers for our fruit and vegetables. In this way, we are able to reduce food miles as well as serve guests the freshest and most delicious organic ingredients available.”
And when the day is over, Blue Strawberry will organise the recycling of food with local farmers or charities and liase with councils for recycling bins.