This series is aimed to provide a Business Spotlight on local people and businesses in the East Contra Costa County community that are being impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) and their response to the virus. In today’s business spotlight, Carolyn Fereira of Diablo View Florist in the City of Antioch, highlights how business has been impacted by people shopping off the “1-800” numbers and instead use local business websites. She also highlights the importance of shopping local and supporting community business. ECT will be interviewing 30-businesses in 30-days during April to provide both information and to promote local business. Name of Business: Diablo View Florist Location: 1925 D street, Antioch, Ca 94509 Website/Social media: Phone number: (925) 757-4636 / 1-800-223-4635 Talk about your company and what you do. We are a full-service floral shop. We specialize in fresh flowers and unique succulent gardens. What is unique about our store is a majority of our blooms are sourced from local farms. It provides a one of a kind floral experience to the recipient. Birthdays, Anniversaries, Get Well, Celebrating a special occasion, Birth of a new little one. Honoring the departed or simply to show someone you care. We care about your story. We’re not order 800 gathers. We take a personal interest in truly listening and creating a bouquet that Whispers what words could never say. Why did you open your business? I actually am the fourth generation to own our business. My Great Grandparents came to Antioch during the Great Depression, as did many families searching out west for work and stability to raise their children. They invested in a bit of land and started a nursery. Diablo View Gardens was located on Railroad Ave in Antioch. In the 1960’s the transition to Diablo View Florist was made. […]