When I was getting on the bus to leave Spring Forth Farm, I knew I would be back. From the organized appearance of the farm to hearing their story and then the teaching began, wowza. My wheels started turning. Before I left their farm that day over a year ago, I planted the seed
You never know until you walk in those shoes-a phrase that I value now more than ever since becoming a small business owner. When I think back on the past two decades and how my life and even my dreams have evolved, I’m stunned. I never imagined that my choices would lead me where
What’s stopping you from becoming a flower farmer? Dave and I discuss how we overcame the challenges we faced and more. What is your “I can’t start my business because…..” No experience? No cooler? No acreage? No greenhouse? No delivery vehicle? No startup money? No time? No tractor? ——No problem! Registration for our two Flower
Do you have an idea sitting in the back of your mind that just won’t go away? Whenever you have a moment to sit and think… it just keeps coming back? The idea seems so impossible. Others may call it a pipe dream (something unattainable) and that may be so! Unless you decide: where there’s
There have been concerns expressed over all the new interest in commercial flower farming. Seasoned and new farmers are wondering: are there enough customers to go around? I say without hesitation, yes there are enough buyers out there. In the U.S. alone consumers spend between 7 to 8 billion dollars annually on cut flowers. BILLIONS…
Part of my job here at The Gardener’s Workshop job has become communicating what we do here and the ways we offer to share, educate, and supply what you need. As we are heading into the once a year enrollment period for Flower Farming School, I find myself totally submerged in getting that word out.