Marie Johnson’s 50th Valentine’s Day at Foothill Flowers in Grass Valley

Marie Johnson, “the flower lady” of Grass Valley, is still making people smile! This weekend is Marie’s 50th Valentine’s Day at Foothill Flowers, which her family owns. Here’s a post of Marie from the flower shop’s Facebook page; and here’s a historic photo of Foothill Flowers, circa 1967, from our magazine (thanks to Searls Historical Library).

Visit our magazine’s Facebook page (with 7,140 “likes”) to read more about Foothill Flowers and the downtown Grass Valley merchants.

(Credit: Searls Historical Library)
(Credit: Searls Historical Library)


Author: jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for years, was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News, and was Editor of The Union, a 145-year-old newspaper in Grass Valley. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing and trout fishing.

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