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Growth Industry

Suzanne Ennis | December 17, 2018 | Story Now In

Farmgirl Flowers founder Christina Stembel may have traded the Indiana farm for San Francisco, but she held on tight to her Midwestern work ethic—and, today, her self-funded, socially conscious, direct-to- consumer flower company is a multimillion-dollar industry-disrupting business that ships to the lower 48. What’s next? Stembel has an Eastern distribution center and $1 billion in revenue in her sights. Meanwhile, Farmgirl’s signature burlap-wrapped, hand-tied seasonal bouquets, such as the $168 Fancy Pants arrangement; and holiday showstoppers, including a $350 protea-packed tablescape, are growing a devout following among discerning customers locally and beyond. 855.202.3817

Originally published in the December issue of Silicon Valley

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