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Sustainable Valentine's Day flowers: Your online options are blooming
Sustainable Valentine's Day flowers: Your online options are blooming

Once upon a time, purchasing flowers for Valentine's Day meant a trip to the neighborhood florist, where a shopper would pick out a dozen roses to be delivered to a loved one. Several years and multiple startups later, our shopping habits have changed-- but the recent popularity of online floral delivery sites is not just about convenience. The growing interest in sustainability has led to a greater focus on domestic, seasonal and locally grown flowers. The Venice-based online flower delivery service Thebouqs.com, which launched last year, is devoted to eco–friendly flowers. Thanks to partnerships with farms in California and South America, the company offers flower...

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