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Articles in Green Weddings

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

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

SlowFlowers to offer free online directory of sustainable blooms

by Lisa Boone on

Flower lovers who prefer to buy locally grown blooms soon will have a free nationwide online directory to help them buy from florists, supermarkets, wedding planners and farmers who design with and sell U.S.-grown flowers. ... Read full article

The Farm-to-Centerpiece Movement

by Stacey Solie on

Where small flower farms once seemed to be a vanishing species, new ones have been popping up across the nation. Farmers and growers are encouraging brides to eschew flowers that are out of season and have to be flown in from overseas.... Read full article

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