History of Saint-Valentines Day

Why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day on February 14th? And what does it even have to do with chocolate? These days Valentine’s Day is all about romance, but the holiday’s origins aren’t exactly romantic. Check out Real Simple’s history of Valentine’s Day, which you may not know—plus TreeHugger’s tips for going green this Valentine’s Day to reduce waste from non-recyclable chocolate boxes and celebrate in an eco-friendly way!