Reckon Creates: Flower Arranging with Natasha McCrary of 1818 Farms
Learn the secrets to designing beautiful and balanced bouquets with Amazon's Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year winner, Natasha McCrary of 1818 Farms. The class will be held on Tuesday July 14th at 6 pm live on Zoom. You will receive a welcome email with links and login information.
With each registration you will be provided the following kit:
- Hand-cut flowers from 1818 Farms 50-65 stems
- Porcelain Vase 4.25" x 7.75"
- Black Floral Bucket
- 1818 Farms Best-selling Shea Creme
- Cuticle Balm Tin
You must pick up your flower arranging kit between 8:30 am and 5 pm at the location you pick on Tuesday July 14th. The addresses for each location are as follows:
Huntsville - 2117 Metro Circle, Suite A, Huntsville, AL 35801
Birmingham - KC Projects PR - 2719 18th Pl S, Birmingham, AL 35209
Mooresville, AL - 24889 Lauderdale St, Mooresville, AL 35649 (Also available for pick-up on July 13 12pm to 5 pm)
ABOUT 1818 FARMS:
Located in Mooresville, AL, Natasha started 1818 Farms with a simple mission, to “preserve history and honor tradition” through handmade products and a sustainable lifestyle. Natasha began her Seed to Vase initiative to educate the public on how to identify, grow, harvest, and arrange seasonally grown flowers. During the live workshop, Natasha will not only showcase the beauty flowers can bring to your home, but also explain the thought process behind specific stem selection for creating a balanced bouquet for any occasion.
ABOUT THE HOST:
The matriarch of 1818 Farms is Natasha McCrary. Natasha grew up in Florence, Alabama and attended the University of Alabama for her college education. In 1994, she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Marketing. After graduation, Natasha moved to Atlanta to work for Andersen Consulting as a Systems Engineer. In 1996, Natasha married Laurence McCrary and she was hired by Novartis Pharmaceuticals as a sales representative to be based in Birmingham. Ultimately in 2000, Natasha became a stay-at-home mom after the birth of the couple’s first child.
Ever the empathic entrepreneur, Natasha started “Children First” in 2008 as an outreach group that would work hands-on with Huntsville’s neediest children. Natasha served as the Director of Children First until 2013 and under her watch, Children First served over 25,000 meals to children in need.
The McCrarys relocated to Mooresville, Alabama in August of 2005 where their family grew with two more children over the years. In 2011, Natasha became interested in starting a family-run farm to teach her children about sustainability and the importance of the land.
Natasha had no experience raising farm animals like Southdown Babydoll sheep, let alone running a farm. But she had an idea of how she could make it work: combine the farm with a small business that would help cover the cost of food for the animals. The result, a flourishing flower farm and a line of all-natural beauty and lifestyle products focused on sustainability.
Maximum registrants: 25.