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BB Podcast Episode 91: Hannah Brannan

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Gather Flora founder Hannah Brannan holding a bouquet of peach flowers

Today we’re visiting with Hannah Brannan, owner of California-based Gather Flora — a platform for farmers, florists, grocers, and resellers that provides the tools needed to connect your business to flower sales in a streamlined, local, and even more sustainable way. Join us as we talk with Hannah about:

  • finding inspiration in her grandmother’s Texas garden
  • incorporating her non-profit translation and software skill sets into her floral career
  • striving to make global impact a part of her business
  • how the Gather Flora software works
  • the significance of having a physical location in the San Francisco Flower Market
  • the values that guide her decision making process at Gather Flora
  • how she learned to do only what her company does best while finding industry peers who can handle the rest
  • the impact of a tool like Gather Flora on US flower farms
  • Gather Flora’s expansion into the LA Flower District

bouquet of coral flowers from Gather Flora being presented to the recipient

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pastel zinnias from Gather Flora

Indiegogo Campaign: LA Flowers for LA Florists

Help Gather Flora bring spectacular, 100% local, sustainably grown flowers to the LA Flower District.

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Images: courtesy of Larisa Minerva

Today’s Episode is brought to you by:

 

 

Madrid Flower School

 

Want to study floral design in Europe? Madrid Flower School offers contemporary and traditional styles and techniques with 10 instructors. Check out the professional program which also includes photography, styling, and business essentials. Offered in both Spanish and English.

Co-Hosts: Amy McGee (Botanical Brouhaha + Bloom Trust Co.) + Maggie Bailey (Bramble & Bee)

BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Grayson McGee

Music Written & Performed by: Landon McGee


If you enjoyed this episode, you might also enjoy our conversation with Steven Dyme, owner of Flowers for Dreams.  Click here to listen.

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