Slow Flowers Member Survey 2021, Part Three
Welcome to the third installment of insights from our recent survey of Slow Flowers members, with a focus on HARDGOODS AND MECHANICS.
We asked several questions about the non-plant choices made by our members, including how they sourcing accessories, hardgoods and mechanics to create their floral arrangements.
Thank you to our Slow Flowers members, including growers, designers, farmer-florists and others along the floral continuum, for investing time to share comments, ideas and responses. [You can find earlier Survey recap posts at the bottom of this piece.]
85% of Members say it’s important to their business to purchase U.S.-made products and accessories
Members rank their desire to use foam-free alternatives in their designs
Two-thirds of members seek alternatives to floral foam in the majority of their design work
Members rank preferred foam-free mechanics
Read past Slow Flowers Member Survey Recaps by Topic:
Week One: Slow Flowers Member Demographics
Week Two: Growing and Sourcing Flowers
Upcoming Survey Reports
During December and January, we’ll share more Survey Insights, digging deeper to share feedback from Slow Flowers Members and provide our analysis on the following topics:
December 18th: Causes, Climate and Challenges
December 25th: Color Palette Preferences & Aesthetics
January 1st: What emerging shifts or themes do you anticipate in your floral enterprise in 2021?
January 8th: Predictions about Customer Buying Patterns
January 15th: Q&A with Debra Prinzing addressing member questions and comments