I’m pretty sure millions of people are going to be getting roses come this Valentine’s Day, just like every year. But maybe it’s time to stop going to your generic super markets or convenience stores for that quick pick up. There is one retailer that let’s you give back to more than just your loved ones when purchasing your flowers on that special day.
Whole Foods Market has turned their profits from floral products into a vehicle for improving floral workers’ lives in Ecuador, Colombia and Costa Rica. Their contributions have funded efforts to create first homes for families, start scholarship funds for children, aid with community art programs, and help with medical attention. By buying your Valentine’s necessities at Whole Foods Market you can get those warm philanthropic fuzzies too!
Enter to win a $50 Whole Foods Market gift card to buy your special someone (or yourself!) some fair-trade roses this Valentine’s Day. Leave us a comment below telling us your favorite romantic movie moment of all time and we’ll pick a winner February 10th.
To help you decide which roses to get, we’re giving you the color options, along with each of their meanings, to avoid any awkward “What are your intentions?” moments: