AMERICAN FLOWERS WEEK Press Release to Localize for your Media Market

Contact: (Your Name Here)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Telephone: (Your Number Here)
Email: (Your Email Here)

AMERICAN FLOWERS WEEK Comes to [STATE, COUNTY OR CITY NAME]
A nationwide celebration brought to you locally by (Your Name or Business Name Here)

JUNE 28TH – JULY 4TH
Slow Flowers presents American Flowers Week

For the fourth consecutive year, American Flowers Week (AFW) highlights local flowers and the people who grow and design with them. Founded in 2015 as a grassroots social media campaign, AFW has gained momentum across the U.S., with the hashtag #americanflowersweek generating more than 5 million impressions in 2017.

From Alaska to Florida; from Hawaii to Maine, including (Your State Here), seasonal and sustainable flowers are the celebration’s focus. The event invites flower farmers, florists and floral enthusiasts to feature domestic flowers across social media platforms.

“Red, white and blue blooms and bouquets are encouraged,” says campaign founder Debra Prinzing of Slow Flowers. “It’s a time to show off the best of the season’s blooms and shine a light on domestic floral agriculture and eco-friendly floral design. The week leading up to Independence Day allows us to highlight local flowers in all 50 states.”

Here in (Your County Here) County, (Your Name or Business Name Here), located in (Your Town Name Here), will be celebrating with the AFW campaign by posting pictures to their social media pages (Your Social Media Links Here) and (any special offers your are including that week, like an American themed bouquet featuring exclusively American grown blooms).

(A Brief Bio About You or Your Business Here)

American Flowers Week is the advocacy, education and outreach campaign produced by Debra Prinzing and Slowflowers.com, the free, nationwide, online directory to American Flowers and the people who grow and design with them.

Inspired by the success of British Flowers Week, American flowers advocate and journalist Debra Prinzing created the U.S. version of the domestic flowers promotion campaign. She originally launched American Flowers Week in 2015, selecting the week coinciding with America’s Independence Day, from June 28th – July 4th as her timing.

If you would like more information about American Flowers Week or if you would like to (re-state your special offer(s) for the week here, like “order a special American-themed and locally sourced bouquet for your July 4th celebrations) please call (Your Name Here) at (Your Number Here) or email (Your Email Here).

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