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The Flower Farm Comes to Mid-Market

Flower children are taking over the Twitter building. 

Flowers from Farmgirl Flowers

Flowers from Farmgirl Flowers 

 

Farmgirl Flowers is a veritable poster child of San francisco ideals: it’s local (blooms are largely sourced from Norcal farmers), sustainable (yielding less than 1 percent waste), eco-conscious (bouquets are wrapped in recycled burlap coffee sacks), borderline twee (deliveries are made by bicycle), and tech-savvy (offering streamlined online ordering).  And now it can notch one more S.F. trope in its belt: it’s opening a shop in the Twitter building.

But the bluebird out front doesn’t mean that owner Christina Stembel is forsaking her small business roots. Case in point: the daily bouquet is just $20 at the new shop (previously $35 and up online). The subway-tiled storefront also includes a DIY flower bar where shoppers can choose from six to eight seasonal varieties by the stem (from $1). This month, you’ll find bunches of ranunculus, anemones, garden roses, calla lilies, protea, and snapdragons. The Market on Market, 1355 Market St. (at 9th St.) 



Originally published in the March issue of San Francisco

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