Local Florist Watches Business and Community Bloom

Free State Flora Founder Emily Forsberg Landscape

From flower farm to elegant florals

Like many entrepreneurs, Emily Forsberg had a dream that started as a self-described 'side hustle' and quickly blossomed into something greater.

“When I first started, I was focused on creating a flower farm,” she says. “I absolutely loved it, but quickly found that wedding florals brought me significantly more joy. I pivoted hard after a year of growing and began focusing on weddings full-time.”

Today, Emily owns and runs Free State Flora, a bustling flower shop in the scenic town of Wichita, Kansas. She proudly serves weddings and events in her community, and produces custom installations and arrangements for any and all occasions.

Supporting local growers and artists

Business owners like Emily know that embracing local vendors is the only way to go. 
“This year we are putting a major focus on purchasing locally grown flowers,” she says. “They smell better, last longer, and do exponential good in our community.”
Free State Flora continues to place an emphasis on locally crafted products by selling high-quality jewelry, candles, prints, home decor, stationary, shirts, hats, and more. They also offer custom, locally sourced coffee!


Growing Free State Flora with Capital on Tap

Emily uses her Capital on Tap Business Credit Card to expand her business’s outreach and capabilities. This not only allows for financial growth, but personal growth as well. 
Spring and summer are extremely busy for florists between graduations, holidays, weddings, and other warm weather events. The Capital on Tap Business Credit Card’s unlimited free 1.5% cashback benefits have helped the business thrive during the season’s demands.
These cashback benefits alongside others include up to $50,000 credit limits, unlimited employee cards, and redeeming points for gift cards at a discounted rate allows businesses like Free State Flora to stay true to their values - like buying the highest quality from local vendors.
If your small business is ready to grow, you can apply for the Capital on Tap Business Credit Card, issued by WebBank, in just 2 minutes.
And if you ever find yourself in Wichita, Kansas, stop by Free State Flora and see what’s blooming in Emily’s shop!
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Written by: Jack Pearson
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