Happy New Year – January 2018

Happy New Year – January 2018

“The Amen of nature is always a flower.”

– Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

The dark weeks of winter have been restorative for all of us farmers. As the days turn lighter and longer, we are taking care of our maintenance projects, eradicating blackberry vines from long-forgotten propagation houses…

Flower Farming: Not for the Faint of Heart!

Flower Farming: Not for the Faint of Heart!

Organically grown flowers are a beautiful, tactile, scented experience like no other within the universe of fresh-cut flowers. While this much is true, it is a common misconception that an organic farm must therefore be awash in beauty: wide-brimmed hats, flowing dresses, and nothing but lovely flowers as far as the eye can see. The reality is quite different….