The 50 Mile Bouquet: Seasonal, Local And Sustainable Flowers
Most flowers on the market today are imported, mass-produced and chemical-laden. The 50 Mile Bouquet introduces some of the innovative voices of the dynamic new Slow Flower movement: the organic flower farmers, the sustainably-motivated floral designers...and the flower enthusiasts who are increasingly asking, Where and how were my flowers grown, and who grew them?With documentary-feature reportin...
Hardcover: 144 pages
Publisher: St. Lynn's Press; 3.2.2012 edition (April 1, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.8 x 8.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 291325
Format: PDF ePub TXT ebook
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“Beautiful photographs, but disappointing content. I expected far more focus on flower farming practices in a range of climates. This book is more like a series of magazine articles with little concrete information. A quick, enjoyable read, and intere...”
and full color photographs, this visually elegant book takes us into the farms and design studios of these slow-flower folks to follow the green journey of the 50 mile bouquet. This is the first book to spotlight this major transformation in how cut flowers are grown, designed and consumed, which closely mirrors the locavore/slow food revolution in the culinary world.The 50 Mile Bouquet is the slow flower guide to Organic Flower-Growing, Gathering and Design.Foreword by Amy Stewart, author of Flower Confidential.