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SLOWFLOWERS.COM MARKS FOURTH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS LAUNCH WITH NEW 2.0 ONLINE AND MOBILE PLATFORMS

by Debra Prinzing on

Debra Prinzing's SLOWFLOWERS.COM, a free online directory to American flowers, famers, designers and retailers, reveals new look and functionality... Read full article

Better Blooms for Mom

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On Mother's Day, 750 million cut flowers are imported. Enter the Slow Flowers movement.... Read full article

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

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

Victoria Magazine features Slowflowers.com

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"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

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