22 Mar 2017
Floral Designer to Farmer Florist, a Journey Into the World of Floral Farming
Beth Barnett of Larkspur Chicago and Larkspur Farm discusses how flower farming has changed her urban flower design business since its launch in 1994. With decades of experience in the world of Chicago event and retail floral design, Ms. Barnett has seen the increase in demand for local flowers increase dramatically in the last few years and has strived to fulfill this need for her clients, both retail and wholesale, by expanding yearly her flower farm in southwest Michigan. Ms. Barnett will discuss the challenges and rewards of running a Michigan flower farm and Chicago design studio.