Allen’s Flowers has called The District home since 1940; it is Columbia’s oldest flower shop. Allen’s has been recognized as one of the top 1,000 flower shops out of 13,000 florists in the United States and Canada. This prestigious award stands as testament to an enterprising florist. The dedicated staff attends floral design shows and markets around the country to bring customers the latest trends in floral design and home décor. The Wine & Food Festival featured designs were arranged by owner Sandra Ferguson and Allen’s designers Darla Manley, Tina Bradley and Natalie Richardson.