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BB Podcast Episode 94: Pili Fuentes

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floral designer Pili Fuentes in a denim jacket and scarf

 Pili Fuentes | image by Samantha Rose Creative Co

Today we’re visiting with floral designer Pili Fuentes, owner of Las Floristas in Mexico City, Mexico.  Pili is also the founder 0f Flower House Mexico and co-founder of the European Association for Flower Growers. Join us as we talk with Pili about:

  • Transitioning from kindergarten teacher to floral designer

  • The learning opportunities she’s found in freelancing

  • Her interest in biodynamic farming

  • The importance and urgency of caring for our soil

  • Why she decided to create the European Association for Flower Growers

  • Her passion for learning from others and sharing information

  • The health issue that inspired her to found Flower House Mexico

floral designer team sitting on a staircase at Flower House Mexico

Flower House Mexico | Images by Corbin Gurkin

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 94:

Images above courtesy of European Association for Flower Growers

FOLLOW PILI’S ENDEAVORS:

Las Floristas

Flower House Mexico (next event coming November 2022)

European Association for Flower Growers | EAFG Conference

floral designer Pili Fuentes of Las Floristas Mexico standing in a crowd at an event

Corbin Gurkin Photography


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.

Host: Amy McGee (Botanical Brouhaha + Bloom Trust Co.)

BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Grayson McGee

Music Written & Performed by: Landon McGee


If you enjoyed this episode, you might also enjoy our conversation with Kelly Shore, owner of The Floral Source.  Click here to listen.

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