SUZANNA
SUZANNA

Name: Suzanna Cameron 

Hometown: Asheboro, North Carolina

Favorite Flower: Pincushion Protea

Favorite Ditmas Park establishment: Cafe Tibet and SYCAMORE (I can't just choose one)

Why do you work at Stems Brooklyn?: I started Stems Brooklyn in 2013 so for me flowers are my main passion but collaborating with these incredible women has become a new passion of mine!

What you do in your parallel universe: I do some photo assisting at Sesame Street, enjoy traveling, scuba diving and being a kick ass aunt to my nephew.

Favorite Quote (or passage): 

"And a, and a wise man told me, man, like
Life is like a table
Full of like glasses of water
And your job is to keep 'em all full
You know what I'm sayin'
So everyone's happy
But
At the same time, you gotta keep your pitcher full of water
So you could fill everybody else up"

- Murs

ZARA
ZARA

Name: Zara Castany

Hometown: Miami, Florida

Favorite Flower: Clematis 

Favorite Ditmas Park establishment: Obviously Stems

Why do you work at Stems Brooklyn?: Because these are the friendliest group of flower lovers you'll ever meet. 

What you do in your parallel universe: All of my universes contain flowers. 

Favorite Quote (or passage): "I went looking for my ideals outside of myself and discovered it's not what the world holds for you but what you bring to it." - Anne Shirley

MADINEYAH
MADINEYAH

Name: Madineyah Isaacs

Hometown: Cape Town, South Africa

Favorite Flower: Yellow billy button. 

Favorite Ditmas Park establishment: My boudoir

Why do you work at Stems Brooklyn?: It gives me freedom to create and be. 

What you do in your parallel universe: The world's luckiest life coach.

Favorite Quote (or passage): If you don't know where you want to be in five years, you're already there. 

JAMIE
JAMIE

Name: Jamie Agnello

Hometown: Oil City, Pennsylvania

Favorite Flower: Call me basic, but peonies have my heart. 

Favorite Ditmas Park establishment: Mimi's (for mushroom hummus) & Cafe Tibet (soup in the winter!) and Sycamore (DUH)

Why do you work at Stems Brooklyn?:  Every day is new and exciting and allows me the chance to reinvent, take stock, try out wild ideas, and be a part of a badass group of ladies who are infectiously passionate about the work we do.

What you do in your parallel universe: I am an actor and puppeteer with Trusty Sidekick Theatre Company, which creates bold and sophisticated work for young audiences and their families. 

Favorite Quote (or passage):

"...prize your flaws, defects, behold your accidents, engage your negative criticisms-- these are the materials on your ongoing--from these places you imagine, find, or make the ways back to all of us." -A.R. Ammons, "Garbage"