Hi, I’M APPLE
FLOWERSMITH + PHOTOGRAPHER
Flowers are much more than beauty to me. They are a reminder of growth, color, diversity & the interconnectivity of all living things. Committing to flowers was my refuge & response to deep pain. It was a source of energy, a creative regeneration & has continued to be my path to healing.
Full Circle Mother-Nature-Magic!
Pome comes from the old French word for apple. Every apple has at least 5 seeds, each containing their own genetic makeup, giving them the superpower to survive anywhere. This means that an apple, or Pome, is like 5 distinctly different people coming together to ensure each will thrive. How cool is that?!
My mission has always been to create a company where I can connect & give back to my community. Through POME florals I intend to:
Put intention into action through practicing rituals of care & creativity,
Thoughtfully source from women - owned, small, local organic farms that prioritize sustainability & uplifting their communities.
Why Local & why women?
sustainable practices explained
Did you know?
80% of cut-flowers are flown into the US.
They are filled with toxic chemicals that are poisonous to humans & 5x more destructive to the ozone layer than carbon emissions.
Big waste in the industry comes from the reliance of single - use plastics for packaging & things like floral foam for design.
Did you know?
Women in the US are only paid 82 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts..
Farm & Agricultural is ranked #3, compared to all other jobs, for having the largest pay gap.
The pay gap gets even wider for women of color, LGBTQ & women in executive level roles.,
MEET MY team
HARPER THE PUP
Harper is from Brooklyn, NY. He loves to spend his time running around in nature, laying in the sun, & befriending animals & people alike. His keen sense of smell & eye for the freshest flowers make him a real asset to the POME team. Harper enjoys making others laugh, he is an excellent listener & is always up for an adventure.
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