Quontay Turner

Business:  Q Made It, Emerald City Plant Shop

Quontay Turner, also known as “Q”, is a multi-talented and creative entrepreneur. She is the founder of Q Made It and Emerald City Plant Shop, the first Black womxn-owned plant shop in New England and located at 702 Washington Street, Norwood Center. 

In addition to a plethora of plants, pots and plant care, Emerald City Plant Shop is available for rental for community events, classes and parties. 

Q has actively served the board of Friends of Norwood Center since 2021.  She has a decade of experience in community organizing, event management, recruiting, and facilitating conversations and training around diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

She is a native of Mattapan and is passionate about creating a more inclusive and connected Boston..and beyond.