In 2017, Quinoa Soedsauer and Reynaldo Budhi’s lives looked very different. Soedsauer was living in Brooklyn, working at a barber shop, struggling to pay rent and feeling disconnected from life.
Around two-and-a-half years ago, Mori Freeze found herself at a crossroads in life.
“I just tried to figure out what I was going to do,” she said. “I needed something life-giving, something to look forward to, and I decided to start a flower farm.”
My family was initially very concerned, some even repulsed, when I told them what I was doing. I was preparing a strawberry pavlova for that evening’s dessert. In the bowl of chopped strawberries, I tossed in some chiffonaded basil. Despite their initial doubt, everyone loved it.
Smith’s Nursery in Saltillo is celebrating its 10th year of being in business. Founded in February of 2010, this nursery focuses on setting its customers up for success: Answering any questions, making sure its customers know the best care for their plants, etc.