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Episode 66: 5 Tips for Planning Your Perfect Plant Shopping Day and Inclusivity and Representation in the Plant Community with @plantkween - Bloom & Grow Radio

Episode 66: 5 Tips for Planning Your Perfect Plant Shopping Day and Inclusivity and Representation in the Plant Community with @plantkween

I’m thrilled to finally connect with Christopher Griffin who you might know at the the @plantkween on Instagram. Christopher’s feed is filled with his “green gurls” and himself- radiating joy and positivity. If you tune into his Instagram stories, you’ll also see that he orchestrates days filled with planty adventures, hopping from plant shop to plant shop with friends or on his own as part of his self care routine. Today Christopher joins me to discuss his those epic planty days and how he goes about structuring and planning them, and how he uses plants as self care. This conversation is all about plants, and nothing about plants, as we step into a discussion on inclusivity and representation in the plant world. I’m a changed person from this conversation and am so thankful to Chris for being open to sharing his journey and mission for more inclusivity with us.

In this episode we learn

  • How Chris because the “Plant Kween” that he is today
  • Why he chooses to include photos of himself in all of his photos
  • The importance of representation in the plant community
  • 5 steps to planning your perfect plant shopping day
  • Christopher’s approach to self care
  • The importance of representation and inclusivity in the plant space

Christopher’s resources mentioned in the episode:

 

ÉduQue|e|r Trainings

(My diversity consulting company)

http://www.eduqueer.com/about

GLSEN

https://www.glsen.org/

The NY LGBTQ Center

https://www.glsen.org/

GLAAD LGBTQ resource list

https://www.glaad.org/resourcelist

 

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