Florists in Bluefield, VA
Find local Bluefield, Virginia florists below that deliver beautiful flowers to residences, business, funeral homes and hospitals in Bluefield and surrounding areas. Choose from roses, lilies, tulips, orchids, carnations and more from the variety of flower arrangements in a vase, container or basket. Place your flower delivery order online of call.
Bluefield Flower Shops
183 Spring St
Bluefield, VA 24605
Bluefield VA News
May 18, 2016
Slow flower movement blooms in Lower Hudson Valley
Kris Burns, owner of a new flower shop in Nyack called Festoon, and her supplier Joy Macy of Bluefield Farm in Blauvelt are photographed at the shop in Nyack, April 15, 2016. The shop follows the slow flowers movement by selling local, seasonal flowers.(Photo: Tania Savayan/The Journal News)Buy Photo
You've heard of the slow food movement. Now get ready for slow flowers.
Just like the farm-to-table goal of growing, producing and eating locally sourced foods, this field-to-vase mentality is providing blooms picked at the height of their beauty, just miles from where they're sold.
“The first time I heard slow flowers I thought, 'like slow food,' and made the connection,” says Kris Burns, who opened the Lower Hudson Valley's first slow flowers shop, Festoon, in Nyack this month.
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It's the ultimate in flower power: local, seasonal blossoms and foliage make for fresher, longer-lasting bouquets that don't have to be doused in chemicals to survive a trip from overseas. Field-to-vase flowers have a smaller carbon footprint, cause less waste and support local farms and businesses. And, just as food lovers look forward to the joy of eating a tomato in August... (The Journal News | LoHud.com)