Black flora : profiles of inspiring Black flower farmers + florists / Teresa J. Speight.

By: Speight, Teresa J [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Gig Harbor, WA : Bloom Imprint, [2022]Description: 143 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cmISBN: 1736848135; 9781736848135Subject(s): Floriculture -- United States | African American farmers -- Biography | Flower arrangers -- United States -- Biography | African American businesspeople -- BiographySummary: "There is a rich, beautiful, complex, and diverse narrative being told by African Americans and other persons of color in the floral marketplace. It is long past time to recognize their excellence and contributions to cut flower farming and floristry. Garden writer, podcaster, and blogger Teresa J. Speight of Cottage in the Court shares her interviews and profiles with leading pioneers and explores their lives rooted in the floral world"--
List(s) this item appears in: Garden of Cultural Diversity | New to the Library: April 2022
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Includes several Pacific Northwest farmers and florists: Kristen Griffith-VanderYacht (Seattle); Joy Proctor (Portland); Hannah Morgan (Seattle); Kiara Hancock (Seattle).

Includes bibliographical references.

"There is a rich, beautiful, complex, and diverse narrative being told by African Americans and other persons of color in the floral marketplace. It is long past time to recognize their excellence and contributions to cut flower farming and floristry. Garden writer, podcaster, and blogger Teresa J. Speight of Cottage in the Court shares her interviews and profiles with leading pioneers and explores their lives rooted in the floral world"--

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