United States

Flower vendors put the petal to the metal, embrace truck scene

From overall décor to tabletop centerpieces and beyond, flowers are an essential component to any wedding, and flower vendors are now joining the food truck industry in taking their companies mobile. Hometown Flower Co. will deliver seasonal Long Island-grown flowers to the party or event of your choice in a vintage blue 1976 Ford pickup (HometownFlowerCo.com). “We really lean into letting Mother Nature take the reins,” says co-founder Jaclyn Rutigliano. “We embrace the often overlooked varieties to create a design that is truly unique.” The company is a member of the Slow Flowers movement, which supports US growers. “We find this resonates with people who want to support their local growers and help revitalize an entire h ...