Jet Fresh Flowers recently began a new interview series called the Fresh Take as a way to stay engaged and connected with people in the flower industry during this difficult time.
“Live from quarantine,” we began interviewing peers safely from home gaining a fresh insight from flower professionals around the world.
Five episodes in, we’ve already had the pleasure of interviewing farm owners, floral designers and floral associations who have been working through this pandemic and staying optimistic for the future.
In cased you missed any, here’s the latest episodes, and stay tuned for more updates.
EPISODE 5 – JOSE AZOUT,
PRESIDENT OF ALEXANDRA FARMS
Episode #5 of our interview series, “Fresh Take” we chat with Jose Azout, president of Alexandra Farms. Watch as Joey and Ashley discuss the farm’s current working conditions, new and popular varieties available from the farm, and inspiration for using garden roses in the industry. #FreshTake
EPISODE 4 – MARIA ALEJANDRA PERALTA,
OWNER OF FLOWER FANATIC MIAMI
Episode #4 of the Fresh Take we spoke with Flower Fanatic’s Maria Alejandra Peralta. Watch as they discuss her new Novelty preserved bouquet line using flowers from Jet Fresh, the benefits to working with preserved flowers, and how she is handling the Mother’s Day rush during this pandemic.
EPISODE 3 – CARLOS MUINA,
MANAGING DIRECTOR OF PETAL PRODUCTIONS
Episode #3 of “Fresh Take” was live on Facebook featuring Carlos Muina, managing director of Petal Productions. In this episode we discuss how Carlos is handling quarantine, finding ways to stay creative, as well as Zoom weddings and bar mitzvahs!
EPISODE 2 – CHRISTINE BOLDT,
EXECUTIVE VP OF AFIF
Episode #2 of our new live stream series, “Fresh Take” on Facebook live we chat with Christine Boldt, Executive VP of AFIF, the Association of Flower Importers of Florida, with special guest, Michael Black, president of Jet Fresh Flowers. We chatted about the benefits of the organization and the important work they do behind-the-scenes for the flower industry. As well as how they’re supporting its members now during this global crisis.
EPISODE 1 – JUANITA COLOMA, DIRECTOR OF FARM AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF JET FRESH FLOWERS & JET FRESH FLOWER GROWERS
The first episode of the Fresh Take live on Facebook, we interviewed the amazing Juanita Coloma, farm director of Jet Fresh Flower Growers, S.A., and director of International Relations for Jet Fresh Flowers in South and Central America. We spoke about updates from our farm in Ecuador during the pandemic, the floral industry from Ecuador’s perspective, new varieties coming soon and more.