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Why Local?

Flowers you can feel good about

Flowers matter
So does your farmer

Have you ever wondered where those flowers in your grocery store come from?

Chances are, they were cut weeks before you scooped them up, and were sourced from an industrialized operation halfway across the world.

Let’s take a look at the impact of
the other guys…

Farmer with pesticide

Farmer with pesticide

Industrialized operations grow flowers bred to live for days (or weeks!) out of water.

Studies show that these imports can include a cocktail of 100+ pesticides and preservatives to help them survive.

Plane in flight

Plane in flight

Flowers are shipped in cardboard boxes, flown thousands of miles across the globe.

They wait in customs for inspection, eventually making their way onto trucks across the country.

Local FarmFlowers in vase

Local FarmFlowers in vase

Trucks bring these boxes of flowers to distributors, who keep them in coolers.

Eventually, they make their way to grocery stores and florists, ultimately landing in unsuspecting homes and hands.

Rooted Farmers:
Zero imports here

The dollars you spend go directly to small farms in your community.

They support local economies, bee-friendly ecology, climate-conscious practices, and hundreds of women-owned businesses.

image of Small, local farm
Small, local farm

image of Sun + Rain + Love
Sun + Rain + Love

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Happy Flowers

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Happy Customers

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Test your flower knowledge!

Try your hand at these fun quizzes and see how well you know flowers.

Flower Farm Quiz

  1. What was the top-selling locally-grown flower in 2020?
  2. How many pounds of compost does a 1-acre flower farm use each year?
  3. How many seeds does a 1-acre flower farm buy to plant each year?