Mireya Navarro

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Archive for October, 2008

Sustainable Catering

“Back to Earth,”among the country’s first sustainable catering and events company, plans to open an affordable full-service organic restaurant in the summer. “Terrain” will be located at the David Brower Center in downtown Berkeley , Calif. , near the University of California campus, in the cradle of Chez Panisse Restaurant and the local-foods movement. The […]

The Green White Gown

Did you watch ”Project Runway,” when Season 5 winner Leanne Marshall revealed during the finale that half the fabrics she used for her waves-inspired collection were made of sustainable materials? Even Nina Garcia, the toughest of the show’s judges, was impressed. Noting she had expected “granola,” she commended Leanne for being innovative. Eco-fabrics made of […]

Farm Weddings for City Slickers

Oh, the beauty of a country wedding, be it at a farm or a winery. But what do you do when your elegant affair could be marred by the cries of female guests pointing at stiletto heels stuck in the grass? At a recent wedding I attended with my husband at a gorgeous winery in […]