DETROIT (FOX 2) – Many people reconnected with nature during the pandemic. For one metro Detroit man, his plants became his therapy – and then – his business which has grown faster than he ever imagined.
Aaron Dawson is the owner and founder of Plant Economy. He says it started with a life-long love of plants combined with the pandemic, provided an opportunity to plant new seeds – and see a whole lot of growth.
“I wanted something that spoke to positivity and gratitude – so I jumped on Etsy and others and I didn’t find anything that resonated with me,” he said.
But he did find something else.
“What I also found was a lack of representation for Black people in this space, so I was like – let’s create it,” Dawson said.
And so he…