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BB Podcast Episode 54: Gracie Poulson

Jan 27, 2020

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Gracie Poulson holds a bunch of white roses in a field

Today we’re visiting with Gracie Poulson, owner of Grace Rose Farm in Southern California to discuss:

  • expanding from a backyard rose garden to a full-scale farming operation
  • logistics of scaling a business quickly to keep up with demand
  • challenges of shipping a perishable product from a rural location
  • choosing which rose varieties to grow
  • diversifying a flower farming business to include additional products/services
  • advice for prospective growers
  • work/life balance and the effects of the business on family

A small arrangement of white roses by Gracie Poulson

‘Pure Perfume’ rose

Gracie Poulson drives a cart full of freshly-cut flowers Gracie Poulson trims pink roses in a field

LINKS & ROSE VARIETIES MENTIONED IN EP. 54:

SEE MORE FROM GRACIE POULSON HERE:

    Website | Instagram

 

Gracie Poulson and her husband, Ryan posing at Grace Flower Farm

Gracie & Ryan | Grace Flower Farm Owners | Jose Villa Photography


Today’s episode is brought to you by:

Click here for more info on Alison Ellis’s email, proposal, contract, and work flow templates or visit the Real Flower Business website for additional resources here.


Co-Hosts: Amy McGee (Botanical Brouhaha) & Maggie Bailey (Bramble & Bee)

BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Landon McGee

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  1. Caz Owens says:

    Such a truly inspiring couple and Gracie a beautiful soul to follow her rose journey…

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