SCHEDULE*

Day One

MONDAY // JUNE 28th

FLORAL DESIGN TAKEOVER at Filoli

8:30 a.m. // Check-in & Welcome Reception

Breakfast served

9:00 a.m. // Self-guided Tours of Filoli Historic House and Garden

9:45 a.m. // Welcome

Debra Prinzing, Slow Flowers LLC

10:00 a.m. // Max Gill Demonstration

Large-scale foam-free floral arrangement inspired by Filoli's cutting gardens

11:15 a.m. // Susan Mcleary Demonstration
Large-scale, foam-free botanical sculpture at the Historic House

12:30-3:00 p.m. // Floral Design Takeover + Working Lunch
Design teams assigned to "flower" Filoli rooms, interior and exterior spaces

3:00-4:00 p.m. // Tours + Photography of Floral Designs

4:00-5:30 p.m. // Posy Bar + Book Signing with Teresa Sabankaya 
Design demonstration, make your own posy interactive session

5:00-7:00 p.m. // Cocktails and savories with Summit Speakers & Special Guests

5:30-6:30 p.m. // Storytelling with Abra Lee

History of the Black American Florist

Day Two

TUESDAY // JUNE 29th

PRESENTATIONS, PANEL AND DEMONSTRATIONS at Filoli

8:30 a.m. // Check-In & Breakfast

 

9:00 a.m. // Welcome

Debra Prinzing, Slow Flowers LLC & Kara Newport, Filoli CEO

9:15 a.m. // KEYNOTE with Susan Mcleary
The Creative Journey: Finding Your Artistic Voice, Truth and Expression
Presentation, Design Demonstration, Q&A

10:30 a.m. Book-signing & Break


11:00 a.m. // Sustainable Farming x Floral Design

Panel Discussion, Design Demonstrations
 

12:15 p.m. // Lunch

Enjoy lunch on the patio
 

1:00 p.m. // Seeing Color in the Garden with Lorene Edwards Forkner
Presentation + Hands-on Watercolor Experience


2:30 p.m. // Branding the Sustainable Floral Business with Pilar Zuniga of Berkeley-based Gorgeous & Green
Presentation, Design Demonstration, Q&A

3:45 p.m. // CAPSTONE with Jennifer Jewell
Earth in Her Hands: The Power of Women Working in the World of Plants


5:00 p.m. // Book-signing


5:00-7:00 p.m. // Cocktail Hour

Day Three

WEDNESDAY // JUNE 30th

Optional Tours (transportation not provided) 

Farmgirl Flowers, Kitayama Brothers, CamFlor

9:30-11:30 a.m. // Farmgirl Flowers & Kitayama Brothers Farm Tour

For the third and final morning of the Slow Flowers Summit, we will be welcomed by #teamfarmgirl with a coffee reception and light bites at Farmgirl Flowers, co-located at Kitayama Brothers Farm in Watsonville, CA. Don't miss these behind-the-scenes tours and a presentation by Christina Stembel, Founder + CEO of Farmgirl Flowers!

noon-1:30 p.m. // CamFlor Tour

Tour CamFlor facilities and see their cut flower growing practices. Lunch will be available for purchase.

*Schedule subject to change