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Thursday, July 19, 2018During American Grown Flowers Month, You Can’t Miss Alaskan Peonies
Congress recently passed a resolution declaring July "American Grown Flowers Month," recognizing the economic and cultural impact of America's cut flower and greens farmers. To help spread this important recognition and awareness, Certified American Grown will be working with farmers and retailers across the country on in-store promotion programs to help consumers identify and celebrate our homegrown blooms all month long.Learn More
The American Grown Field to Vase Dinner Tour is a series of intimate, must-attend gatherings that place seasonal, local and sustainable American Grown Flowers at the center of the table where locally grown food, beer and wine is served by a farm-to-table chef. Each artisan-style dinner is held at a breathtaking venue — an American flower farm that encourages guests to experience the age-old art and science of flower farming.Learn More
Glad-A-Way Gardens began selling flowers from a roadside stand in Northern California. In the early days, customers referred to buying the fresh cuts as traveling "a ways" to get some glads, hence the name Glad-A-Way was born.
Oregon Flowers In 1985, Dutch-born Martin and Helene Meskers settled in Aurora, Oregon to begin their American Dream of growing cut flowers. The decision to stay in small town Aurora was made because of the excellent soil quality and favorable climate of the Willamette Valley.
Mellano & Company Working together is nothing new to Mellano & Co. Truly a family business, Mellano & Company currently has five third-generation family members responsible for the day-to-day operations. Michael Mellano grew up on his family farms. After completing graduate school in 1988, he decided to join the family growing operation
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