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The Center For The Arts Presents In Conversation with Angie Tomey Planting Spring Flowers
Sunday, March 28, 2021
4:00 - 5:00pm pst (Online via Zoom)
Angie came to farming after a short career in botany. For her, the world of horticulture is a natural fit. Her business, Little Boy Flowers, does floral design for weddings and special events. On her Nevada County farm, she grows countless varieties of flowers, herbs and shrubs for use in the design work, as part of a CSA program, and to wholesalers in Sacramento. Join us for a conversation about growing fresh cut flowers in your home garden, and getting ready for planting this spring.
ABOUT THE EXPERT:
I am a plant fanatic! All things green and growing inspire me to take notice. I came to farming in 2000 after a short career as a botanist and found the world of horticulture to be a natural fit. My love of the outdoors made the farm a perfect place to settle in. In 2002 I came to Northern California to work for my husband on his organic vegetable farm. Since then my love of farming has grown and so have my flower gardens. Finally in 2010 after having my son, Jude, I started Little Boy Flowers.
There’s nothing I love more than heading out into the fields and forests, neighborhoods and orchards and gathering materials for my designs. We’re fortunate to live in a wild, remote location between two forks of the Yuba river where we commonly see bear, coyote, deer and bobcat. Our home is situated on the farm which allows us to raise our kids living close to the earth and with a deep connection to the land.
I love hard work, beautiful things, cooking delicious food, frolicking in nature and sharing goodness with others.
- ICW // NATURE
- The Center For The Arts In Conversation with
- Angie Tomey: Planting Spring Flowers
- Sunday, March 28, 2021 at 4pm • Online
- $10, Free to Members
- — Member Benefit Alert — Members of The Center for the Arts get access to Free online content including this series, concerts, artist talks, PLUS replays are allowed exclusively to members via an On-Demand Video Library. To access these benefits become a member today.
ABOUT THE HOST: Jacob Freydont-Attie is a writer, filmmaker, graphic designer, and former lingerie salesman. He grew up in rural Nevada County without the distractions of electricity, telephones, or television. After receiving a B.A. in religious studies from Oberlin College, he spent ten years on Hollywood Blvd running the family business, the world’s largest lingerie store. His first feature film, String Theory, was featured in numerous festivals and is available on DVD and through streaming. His documentary on climate change and capitalism can be viewed for free at www.crossofthemoment.com.
Join The Center for the Arts In Conversation With local celebrities exploring the topics of Nature, Food, Lifestyle and Art. From tattoo artists to mushroom hunters, naturalists to nutritionists, farmers to brew masters, this weekly series will feature the very best of Nevada County. Hosted by Jacob Freydont-Attie, each conversation provides an opportunity to interact with the experts in a Q&A via Zoom.
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