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BB Podcast Episode 79: Linda D’Arco

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Today we’re visiting with Linda D’Arco of Little Farmhouse Flowers in Jay, New York to chat about:

  • transitioning to the floral profession from “teacher by day, farmer by night”
  • logistics of starting a flower farm
  • extending the growing season
  • preparing a wedding proposal as a farmer florist
  • her new podcast, Frost on Flowers
  • knowing when it’s time to hire help and expand the team
  • addressing sustainability in business
  • learning to convey the value of farm fresh flowers through strategic website messaging
  • her Tulip Forcing Workshop for flower farmers in collaboration with von Trapp Flowers
  • learning to sketch floral designs for proposals

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MORE ABOUT LITTLE FARMHOUSE FLOWERS HERE:

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an armful of cherry caramel phlox held by the owner of Little Farmhouse Flowers

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES MENTIONED:

Tulip Forcing Workshop | Floral Sketching Workshop

Mauve foxgloves in the field at Little Farmhouse FlowersFamily who owns Little Farmhouse Flowers standing in the flower field with buckets of flowers

Images courtesy of Due West Photography | Farmers Friend


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BB Podcast Co-Hosts are: Amy McGee (Botanical Brouhaha) + Maggie Bailey (Bramble & Bee)

BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Landon McGee


If you enjoyed our chat with Linda D’Arco, you might also enjoy our interview with Laura Langford + Dawson Hamilton, owners of Roam FloraClick here to listen.

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