grow wild!

(pssst… pardon our dust, Grow Wild is growing and expanding and getting it’s very OWN site, coming THIS SUMMER 2019.

In the meantime, you can explore more about our last event below…)

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Grow Wild is a creative business workshop, created with one main goal: to demystify working for yourself so you can grow to new heights.

Going freelance and turning a passion into a career isn’t for the faint of heart! There are so many questions and few clear answers or places to turn. But with a little know-how and a lot of determination, YOU can totally do it…

On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019,

Grow Wild is BACK- bigger and better than ever.

... one hell of an event with amazing speakers in a beautiful, Instagram-worthy setting. But what I love most about Grow Wild is the supportive community and the opportunity to make real connections — no matter where you are on your creative journey.
— Allie Padgett, of

What started as a small workshop (learn more here), has grown into a larger (but still intimate) event, full of fun, learning and sharing. Creating your own path isn’t easy but it IS an incredible, worthwhile adventure- especially when you have a community alongside of you.

With a long list of talented creatives and entrepreneurs speaking and attending (scroll down to see), you’ll get an up-close-and-personal experience learning from others who have walked similar paths. AND you’ll do all of this while enjoying amazing food and drinks, and over-the-top-memorable experiences (a modern mystic! a vintage Pink Mercury Marauder! a cotton candy cart! and so much more…)

On Sunday, March 3rd,

at Franciscan Gardens in San Juan Capistrano,

it’s all happening.

Join us for this one-day event, and watch your own path GROW WILD



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Speakers Include:

Ann Shen, artist, illustrator, and designer (, @anndanger)

Arielle Vey, photographer (, @ariellevey)

Billy Green, food stylist, recipe developer, and photographer (, @witandvinegar)

Cassidy Freitas, LMFT and host of Holding Space podcast (, @holdingspacepodcast)

Chrissa Sparkles, creative director, designer and influencer (, @chrissasparkles)

Christina Winkelmann, Social Media Director of Bando (, @christinawinkelmann, @shopbando)

Crisanta German, Marketing Director of Sugarfina (@sugarfina)

Esteban Castillo, food stylist, recipe developer, and photographer (, @chicanoeats)

Jill Fausner, event producer and owner of Layered Vintage and Modern Love Group (,, @layeredvintage, @modernlovegroup)

Lizzie Darden, artist and photographer (, @lizzie_darden)

Mary Elizabeth, stylist and interior designer (@heymaryelizabeth)

Melissa Strukel, owner of PowWow Design (, @powwowdesignstudio)

Natalia Benson, entrepreneur and modern mystic (, @natalia_benson)

Samantha Klein, entrepreneur, influencer, and owner of Whurl (, @shopwhurl)

Sam Cutler, Founder/CEO of Petite N Pretty (, @petitenpretty)

Sarah Khandijian, blogger and influencer (, @sarahhearts)

Sarah Lorsung Tvrdik, entrepreneur and influencer, co-owner of Hello Holiday (, @helloholiday, @fashflood)