Debra Prinzing, founder and creative director of Slow Flowers LLC, announced the program details, venue partners and speaker lineup for the fifth SLOW FLOWERS SUMMIT, coinciding with the eighth anniversary of American Flowers Week.
"We are thrilled to present this dynamic, inclusive and interactive event to nurture conversations about sustainable flower farming and floral design in the marketplace," says Prinzing, producer of the Summit and founder of the Slow Flowers Movement. "The Summit invites flower lovers, artists, gardeners, growers, wholesalers and retailers to come together in this event that highlights domestic flower farming and responsible design practices." Xenia D'Ambrosi, owner of Sweet Earth Co., based in Pound Ridge, New York, will serve as co-host of the Summit.
The speakers, top row, from left: Nicole Cordier, Xenia D'Ambrosi and TJ McGrath. Middle row, from left: Philippe Gouze and Shannon Algiere. Bottom row, from left: Ronni Nicole Robinson, Frances Palmer and Debra Prinzing.
The Slow Flowers Summit returns to the East Coast -- Sunday, June 26, 2022, through Tuesday, June 28, 2022.
During the Slow Flowers Summit's opening day on Sunday, June 26, 2022, attendees will be hosted by The Red Barn at Maple Grove Farm in nearby Bedford, New York, a private venue owned by local philanthropist George Bianco. As the kickoff venue for the Summit, Maple Grove Farm's iconic red barn will host floral demonstrations, hands-on floral creativity, and the welcome reception.
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