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The Farm to Garden Movement—Deborah Needleman, in conversation with Sarah Ryhanen and Jenny Elliott


New York School of Interior Design, 170 East 70th Street, Manhattan

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A new wave of flower designers and growers are working in tandem—bringing new varieties into cultivation and affecting our ideas of what’s beautiful. Join writer and editor Deborah Needleman in discussion with Sarah Ryhanen, owner of Saipua, the influential floral studio and retail shop in Brooklyn, and World’s End, her farm and education center in upstate NY; and Jenny Elliott, owner of Tiny Hearts, a young and burgeoning flower farm in Copake, NY. Both will show slides of their work as they talk about the latest trends in flowers, floristry and growing. This is the first in this year's Wave Hill’s annual horticultural lecture series, held at the New York School of Interior Design.

Three-lecture series: $60/$50 Wave Hill Member or student. Individual tickets: $25/$20 Wave Hill Member or student. Seating is limited, and advanced reservations are recommended, online beginning November 15. The second lecture of the series takes place on February 21, when inspirational and passionate teacher and award-winning author Sarah Riven will speak about the cutting garden. 

Pictured above, on left: Deborah Needleman, credit Patrick Cline. Upper right:  Sarah Ryhanen, credit Saipua; lower right: Jenny Elliott, credit Luke Franco.

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