A flower shop walked into a bar and the rest is history.
Meet the team!
Name: Suzanna Cameron
Hometown: Asheboro, North Carolina
Favorite Flower: Pincushion Protea
Why do you work at Stems Brooklyn?: I started Stems Brooklyn in 2013 all by my lonesome, to have a team of likeminded individuals who help me on my journey is awe inspiring! I could never have imagined Stems would become what it has! I want to have the best flower business in Brooklyn!
What you do in your parallel universe: I am a mom, a free spirit, a risk taker, a scuba diver, a mountain climber, all the things! Being a mom to my son Ace!
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
At the same time, you gotta keep your pitcher full of water
So you could fill everybody else up”
Hometown: Miami, FL
Favorite Flower: Aztec Sunset Zinnia
Why do you enjoy working at Stems Brooklyn?: We get to do what we love and share that with our community, there isn’t anything better.
What you do in your parallel universe: In a parallel universe I live on a rocky coast in Maine and write romantic novels.
Favorite saying, quote and or sustainability tip: “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
Name: Andraya Mendez
Hometown: Navarre, Fl
Favorite Flower: Spirea
Why do you enjoy working at Stems Brooklyn?: I love being surrounded by magical flowers all day and by people that love them just as much as I do!
What you do in your parallel universe: In my parallel universe I live on a flower farm in France, I bake a lot and I spend lots of time with my ten dogs.
Favorite saying, quote and or sustainability tip: “Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light. Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing.” – Frida Kahlo
Name: Neysha Merced
Hometown: Allentown, PA
Favorite Flower: Antherium (is that basic? LOL)
Why do you enjoy working at Stems Brooklyn?: The team at Stems is super sweet and their love of flowers and sustainability is inspiring!
What you do in your parallel universe: I dance, model, and get my hands into any adventurous, fun projects.
Favorite saying, quote and or sustainability tip: “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming” – Pablo Neruda
Name: Julia Masotti
Hometown: Rockville Centre, NY
Favorite Flower: Cosmos
Why do you enjoy working at Stems Brooklyn?: To work somewhere so committed to sustainability and to the growth, joy, and health of all the people who come through its doors is a privilege. I started as an intern here, and I feel so grateful to have been able to learn and expand as a florist and as a person over the years.
What you do in your parallel universe: A farmhouse. A garden of flowers. The ocean. A sunroom for painting. A library of books.
Favorite saying, quote and or sustainability tip: “When it’s over, I want to say: all my life/ I was a bride married to amazement./ I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.” -Mary Oliver