I’m a lucky girl! These were delivered via bike messenger to my house!
I should add that I live at the top of a very steep hill. I felt a little bad for the delivery person (Ian), but he said it was all in a day’s work (as he wiped some sweat from his brow). And just like that, he was off to deliver the rest of the flowers that were in his basket.
I love everything about Farmgirl.
Farmgirl is kicking imported flower companies to the curb. In addition to buying locally grown flowers, they are partnering with Cupid Couriers, a San Francisco worker-owned bike courier company. They deliver flowers via pedal power whenever possible in San Francisco. And if they can make it up my hill, they can pretty much deliver anywhere. It gets even better – they also use reused or re-purposed vases and make a donation to Playworks for every arrangement ordered without a vase. If you are going to have flowers delivered in San Francisco, the choice is pretty clear – Farmgirl flowers! You can also follow them on Facebook here.
AlexJanuary 28, 2014 at 4:47 pm (9 years ago)
Wow these look absolutely gorgeous. I live next to the most gorgeous flower shop where I live in London and whenever they can’t display flowers to sell anymore they put them outside for the locals to have. They usually have just under a week shelf life before they start wilting, which to me is as good as any supermarket flowers you buy !!Reply
Natalie HansenFebruary 7, 2014 at 7:06 pm (9 years ago)
Thanks Alex! They lasted for almost two weeks (I kept trimming the ends!). I wish more shops in San Francisco would embrace the “take our almost wilting flowers for free” approach. Especially if for folks who are on a budget – having flowers on the table can perk up an entire room, even if they’re just starting to wilt.Reply