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Articles in Floral Design, Flower Shops and Eco-Design

Building a Local Flower Movement

by Jane Tanner, Growing for Market on

The local flower movement is progressing on a national platform and on a more organic, grassroots level of alliances — formal and informal — among flower farms and farms that grow flowers as part of their mix.... Read full article

Know the Value of your Slowflowers.com Membership

by Debra Prinzing on

In a market filled with imported flowers, differentiate yourself and your floral business by joining the Slow Flowers Movement. Benefits surpass the modest investment of a Standard or Premium Listing. ... Read full article

Shopping Sustainably, Florals Edition

by Everything Bobbi Blog on

We asked Debra Prinzing, founder of American sustainable flower vendors directory Slow Flowers, for tips on shopping for sustainable flowers without breaking the bank... Read full article

Slow Flowers: A Guide to Enjoying Blooms Thoughtfully

by Elena Seegers on

Elena shares her family’s history in the floral trade in London, the stark differences between the practices they were used to versus the industry standard today, and a modern approach to enjoying blooms thoughtfully.... Read full article

Why American-Grown Flowers Are the Latest Valentine's Day Trend

by Robert Klara, Senior Editor ADWEEK on

Still, there's a growing body of evidence that Americans are troubled by the idea of importing a commodity that could easily be grown here, and a growing number of consumers have made it trendy to buy local flowers.... 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

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

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