Show of hands readers. How many of you have met the new owner of the flower shop in Port McNeill called Flora Borealis ? Good for you if you have. If you haven’t, take a few moments out of your day and go introduce yourself to Tracey Little. Tracey kindly took time out of her day on January 19th to chat with me about her new business.
K: I love the name of your store. How did you come up with the name?
T: I’m obsessed by the northern lights so it was the first name I came up with – everyone liked it.
K: How long have you been on the North Island?
T: Just over a year.
K: Do you have previous entrepreneurial experience?
T: My first business was selling my own crafts, sewing and jewelry. I’m selling a few prototype necklaces in the store right now. I worked for a florist in Grade 12 and the year after I graduated. And I got my first wild flower book at about 7 or 8-years-old. I know the botanical names of many flowers. Continue reading “Bloom Where You’re Planted “