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Articles in American Grown and Eco-Design

There’s a local flower movement blooming

by Ana Sofia Knauf on

Activist, author, and podcaster Debra Prinzing wants to make the slow flower movement a thing.... Read full article

THE FARMER AND THE FLORIST INTERVIEW

by Erin Benzakein, floret blog on

Debra is the face and the force behind the “Slow Flower” movement, which focuses on promoting U.S.-grown flowers to conscientious consumers. She launched SlowFlowers.com, a searchable directory of businesses offering domestically-grown blooms.... Read full article

Slowflowers.com Florists ‘Take Back’ Valentine’s Day From Tele-florists With Sustainable Choices

by Debra Prinzing on

SEATTLE (Jan. 13, 2015) – This Valentine’s Day, Slowflowers.com urges consumers to rethink how they celebrate and woo by supporting local farmers and florists with sustainable, American-grown bouquets.... Read full article

Debra Prinzing Talks To Architectural Digest About Her SLOW FLOWERS Movement

by Rebecca Santiago on

"SlowFlowers.com operates under the guiding principle that purchasing flowers should be as mindful and measured an act as putting food into your body."... Read full article

Field to Vase: Bring Back the American Flower Farms

by Annie Spiegelman on

Ready for some flower porn? Here ya go. Close your eyes and imagine a fragrant bouquet of jasmine, honeysuckle, gardenia or sweet peas intertwined with chocolate cosmos, lilies, tuberoses, or clover-scented stock. ... Read full article

The (Hudson) Valley Table "Farming Flowers"

by Abby Luby on

In 2012, Americans spent $27.8 billion on floriculture items, the vast majority of them grown in industrial greenhouses, swaddled in several layers of plastic, refrigerated in coolers and flown thousands of miles to the states. ... Read full article

Victoria Magazine features Slowflowers.com

by Victoria Magazine July-August 2014 issue on

"Following a Garden Path" -- Debra Prinzing urges readers to embrace the seasonal splendor that flourishes close to home.... Read full article

Slow Flowers Launches with 250-Plus American-Grown Floral Champions

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Debra Prinzing's SLOWFLOWERS.COM goes "LIVE," offering consumers a free online directory to American flowers, farmers, designers and retailers... Read full article

Slow Flowers: Why Care About American Grown Flowers?

by Dee Nash on

Culinary pioneers popularized slow food. Slow flowers means knowing where your bouquet comes from, how it was grown and who grew it. You can make a bouquet from seasonal flowers, branches and leaves which is as beautiful as one with imported flowers.... Read full article

'Field to Vase' Bouquets Are the Latest Trend in Flowers

by Alina Dizik on

Ranunculus, anemone and garden roses are in bohemian bridal bouquets and centerpieces... Read full article

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