We are big advocates of creating more awareness around socially and environmentally conscious events, and want to highlight vendors that can help you put this into practice when planning your event. Take a peek at the local vendors listed below!
Savoir Faire is committed to sustainable food production, the use of high-quality ingredients, and purchasing locally-grown organic produce. They support their local farmers – many of whom they know personally. They express their love of food to your guests through fresh flavors and elegant presentations. Along with great food, Savoir Faire prides itself on its professional staff.
Pure Joy food is sexy – pure and authentic, not overly fussed with. Your delicious menu will be created by hand using yummy local ingredients from farmer’s markets whenever possible, and they grow their own herbs! Pure Joy makes everything from scratch and are experts at Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free dishes. Recycling vegetable oil and commercial composting is a standard practice, and food scraps are fed to the owner’s (Lynette) very large, 100 lb turtles….how cool is that?!!
Event Coordination and Design
Having over 10 years of experience in floral design, event planning, styling and charity work, Milk and Honey Farm have the know-how it takes to make any event memorable. They specialize in the semi-formal, home-like feel of a vintage/country/farm event. Their philosophy is to keep things simple, elegant and stress free. And, their expansive rental collection consists of ‘pre-loved’ one-of-a-kind, rustic, vintage, industrial chic, and well-crafted pieces.
Entirely hand finished, All Hear Rentals tables & benches are 100% sustainably harvested from California Redwood Trees. They have an all-natural, food safe, non-toxic finish to allow for natural colors & wood grain to show their true beauty. They are so naturally beautiful they stand alone with very little additional flare needed!
Floral and Botanical Design
Flame Floral Design Studio creates lovely and memorable floral designs in the most sustainable way possible for your event. They use seasonal and sustainably grown flowers and recycle and reuse all packaging material used to transport blooms and vases. Plus, all floral clippings are green-waste and later turned into compost!
Terra Malia, founder and designer, is an artist who loves to get her hands dirty. Falling in love with drought tolerant succulents many years ago sent her down a career path bringing natural beauty to weddings, events, offices and homes. Terra Malia is proud to work with and support regional farmers and growers whenever possible. Terra Malia Designs is a 1% for the Planet member and donates 1% of company revenue to environmental education and protection. View her online book of arrangements here.
Bakeries and Desserts
Sweet Lisi’s Baked Goods is based in the sunny town of Carpinteria, CA. Lisi uses fresh and local farm goods to inspire her baking creations from butter cookies (using delicious, creamy, farm fresh butter) to fluffy cupcakes using berries and eggs from a local farm. Special consideration is taken for various dietary needs including vegan and gluten-free living.
For almost 70 years, McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams has been making their ice cream from scratch, in small batches, with Central Coast, grass-grazed milk & cream pasteurized from raw at their creamery in Santa Barbara, CA. They also use the finest local, sustainable and organic, raw ingredients, sourced from partner farms, artisans and purveyors. For your event, they offer an ice cream truck, cart, or simply delicious pints of ice cream!
Crushcakes will be the perfect addition to your wedding or event. All of their cakes, cupcakes, desserts and pastries are made with love using only the freshest and finest ingredients. They offer a wide variety of cake flavors and sizes from mini cupcakes to 3-tiered cakes, to sheet cakes, round cakes and square cakes. They offer scratch made options for dessert bars such as french macarons, cookies, brownies, whoopie pies, chocolate covered strawberries and more. And, they always bake the same day of your event to ensure the freshest and most delicious cakes and desserts possible! And, even better, they use only earth sustainable disposable products and to-go ware.