May 1–4, 2014
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Thursday, May 1, 10 a.m.
Laura Dowling is the chief floral designer for the White House. She works in the New Garden Style using vines and flowers within a classical bouquet. Dowling has studied French and German floral art under the world’s most exciting and innovative floral philosophers. She lives in northern Virginia with her husband, a Minnesota native.
Sponsored by Martha Head
Thursday, May 1, 2 p.m.
James Farmer, a Georgia native, is at the forefront of the garden-to-table lifestyle. As a boy he learned how to pull vegetables from the kitchen garden and cook at his grandmother’s side. A best-selling author, Farmer has been featured in numerous publications and on national TV. In the South, an invitation to a “James Farmer Party” is as valuable as gold.
Sponsored by Lucille Amis
Friday, May 2, 10 a.m.
Bill Taylor is a floral design professional with over 30 years of experience. He has been a longstanding member of American Institute of Floral Designers, serving as both a fellow and president, and is recognized as an AIFD laureate. He is a highly sought-after international floral designer.
Sponsored by Renata Winsor
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