Become a floral expert. If you are struggling to find a floral design experience so you can learn to create beautiful floral designs...the flower classroom is your floral education destination.
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018
September 11, 2018
Star Valley Flowers Draws A Record-Breaking Crowd
The table was set for 200.
Certified American Grown hosted a record breaking crowd during this weekend’s Field to Vase Dinner at Star Valley Flowers in Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin.
Originally set for 150, the table grew to 175 and then to...Read More >
Put Your Farm On The Map in 2019!
It’s hard to believe that the American Grown Field to Vase Dinner is turning 5.
Launched in 2015, the national dinner tour concept was developed by the Certified American Grown program to help spread the news and shine a spotlight on the value and beauty America’s flower and foliage farmers bring to the economy, the floral industry and their communities.
On Oct. 5, the American Grown Field to Vase Dinner Tour will make its first stop in one of America’s most exciting cities – Nashville Tennessee at Green Door Gourmet. Adding to our firsts, we’re thrilled to announce that the chef for this stop is Deb Paquette, the first woman in Tennessee to qualify as a certified executive chef.
WF&FSA Institute Attendees Visit Flower Farms In California
Participants in the Wholesale Florist & Florist Supplier Association’s (WF&FSA) Management Institute recently made stops at two Certified American Grown flower farms in California – Kendall Farms in Fallbrook, California and Mellano & Company’s farm at San Luis Rey. The stops were part of the institute’s third annual “road trip.”
At the San Luis Rey farm, institute participants (aka young and aspiring wholesale executives) were given a 90-minute walking tour by farmer Mike A. Mellano.
For 17 days this summer, California Grown Flowers were center stage at the California State Floral Association’s (CSFA) booth at the California State Fair. This year’s theme was “Back to the Floral Future.”
The fair’s run was kicked off at the California State Fair Gala on June 21 that featured flowers and foliage...Read More >