Slow Flowers & Building a Brand
Written By Becky, 842 days ago
If you’ve never visited the Crowdspring blog, it’s more than just info about Crowdspring’s graphic design marketplace. Many of the articles focus on running a small business, and most contain fresh, useful information that’s easy to apply. This article on building your brand really resonated with me this week and I think would be helpful to any small business owner.
Also…as a flower farmer and floral designer, I am really passionate about creating a movement educating consumers on where and how they choose to buy flowers. I don’t have updated stats, but I know Americans spend millions of dollars on flowers every year. The Slow Food movement is really taking over and people are becoming more and more aware of what they are eating, where it is coming from, and how it is produced. I think it’s so important that flowers should follow, since so many are bought and the majority are imported and not sustainably grown. And just like food, buying seasonal and local is always the best choice whenever possible. Here’s a video of friend and fellow flower farmer Polly Hutchison of Robin Hollow Farm in Rhode Island…
Do you know where your flowers come from?