Local, Organic, Sustainable Flowers: Join the ‘Slow Flower’ Movement

Seeking local, organic options isn’t just about food. Learn the basics of sustainable cut flowers, a beautiful alternative to the mainstream flowers grown with pesticides and shipped many miles before ending up in a bouquet near you.

Berkeley-based designer Max Gill creates soulful arrangements for Alice Waters’ renowned Chez Panisse Restaurant & Café. He uses wild-foraged ingredients, vines and branches from his city-sized garden and blooms grown by Bay Area flower farms.