Local Vendors

See below for a list of local (and some not so local, sorry!) eco-friendly vendors and check back regularly for updates to the list! Because the Hudson Valley is a relatively large geographic area, all vendors/services are listed alphabetically by county. 

The Menu

Dutchess County

Putnam County
Rockland County
Ulster County
  • Sweet Maresa's Upstate Cupcake, New Paltz: Maresa creates custom wedding cakes and cupcakes using organic and local ingredients. Delicious!  www.facebook.com/SweetMaresa


Dutchess County
  • Graphic Nature, Fishkill, NY: Completely custom-designed, will use recycled paper if requested, two-person design team is incredibly creative and amazingly affordable.  All design/correspondence can be conducted over the internet, so no gasoline needed! http://www.graphicnature.biz/index.html


Orange County
  • Good Old Days Florist, New Windsor, NY: Specializing in sustainably grown/organic flowers,  and reuses vases, baskets, etc. to prevent them from ending up in a landfill. 
Putnam County 
  • Ryder Farm, Brewster, NY: Certified organic farm committed to sustainable agriculture, grows vegetables.


Hudson Valley 


Albany County
  • Amber J Photography. Amber and her second shooter, Shelley, took the most amazing photos of Lizzie for the HVG blog. Loved Amber and Shelly - two fantastic women!  http://amberjphoto.com/
Dutchess County 
  • Andy Cox, Poughkeepsie: Andy has perfected the art of taking a mundane moment and transforming it into a fantastic photograph.  http://www.andycoxphotography.com
Ulster County 

Wedding Gowns 

  • Our Story Bridal1239 Broadway, Suite 604, New York, NY: Find a gently used designer gown for  40% to 80% off retail price. Appointments only. Phone. (646) 653-2672. 

Dutchess County
  • Fashion Exchange, Wappingers Falls. Go vintage! Purchase a dress at this consignment shop and have it professionally altered. 2 Commerce St., Ste. 2, Wappingers Falls, NY. Phone: (845) 849-2385
  • Conscious Elegance, State College. Handmade gowns using eco-friendly materials. Does it get any better? Oh yes, it does. The gowns are made in the USA and don't cost an arm and a leg! 
  • Tradesy. Purchase a new or recycled wedding dress (or a variety of other wedding goods) at this online marketplace. 
  • Nearly Newlywed. An online bridal consignment shop! Purchase a new/gently used dress, wear it, and send it back. Get 30% of the original purchase price or have Nearly Newlywed handle the reselling of the dress and get up to 70% of the original purchase price. And Nearly Newlywed is based in Brooklyn! 

Bridal Jewelry & Wedding Rings

Hudson Valley 
  • Hudson Valley Etsy Team, All Over the Hudson Valley! Support local artisans and purchase your jewelry for the big day or gifts for your bridal party, you are sure to find something to please everyone's tastes.http://hvetsyians.blogspot.com/

Salons & Spas

Ulster County 
Westchester County
  • Nature's Organic Hair, Shrub Oak. Studio offering ammonia-free, non-toxic dyes and other products. Treat yourself to a massage or acupuncture at the onsite wellness studio before your big day. No website but feel free to call for more information (914-528-8770). 
  • PURE, Scarsdale. PURE Salon uses a wide variety of hair styling techniques and products ranging from conventional to organic. 

Know of a local eco-friendly vendor who's not listed here? Let me know by sending me an email at hvgreenblog (at) gmail.com or by leaving a comment on the HVG facebook page!

Happy Planning, 

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