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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
# Origin Matters ~ California Cut Flower Commission
And The Rain Just Keeps Coming
Last weekend, I took my son down to the Nimbus Dam to show him something I hope he remembers forever.
I wanted him to see the water roaring through the dam near our house. The water situation in Northern California has become pretty extreme, with the situation in Oroville making national news. So, to go to our nearby dam to see just how high the river has risen was pretty incredible. (Read more here.)
Martha Stewart Features the American Grown Field To Vase Dinner Tour
Now add this month's mention by Martha Stewart to the list of examples of national media attention the tour is creating for our farms. (Read more here.)
One Week Until Washington
Largest Flower Farmer Delegation Ever
A week from today, a delegation of American flower farmers will descend on Washington,D.C., for an action-packed, issue-filled couple of days.
As is our tradition, every farmer will don an American Grown boutonnière to help highlight our cause as we walk the halls of Congress next week.
This will be the largest delegation of flower farmers we've ever had for our annual fly-in. Of course, it isn't just the number of farmers that makes this year's trip so impressive, it's the "who" is joining us. (Read more here.)
2017 Farm & Flower Guide Is Underway
This Will Be Our Best Year Yet!
The botanical look of our new online directory i s based off of our annual Farm and Flower Guide.
This guide has been a tremendous resource for wholesalers, designers and floral educators who seek out and count on the updated information, design ideas and farm profiles. A survey of readers was recently done and the response was amazing. Respondents told us that they'd like to see the guide twice a year! (Read more here.)
Kasey Cronquist, IOM
CEO & Ambassador
1415 "L" Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 98514
Note: CCFC's mailing address remains PO Box 90225, Santa Barbara, CA 93190
Christina Burton-Fox AIFD
floral artist & instructor