You've heard of Slow Food, how about Slow Flowers? What's that, you say, I'm not going to eat them so why does it matter? Well it matters to us. An estimated 80% of the flowers consumed in this country are flown in from overseas, with the vast majority of them from South America. We work really hard to source you locally grown flowers (ok fine, in the winter we get them from the west coast). Here are the people who work really hard to bring those flowers to us.
Yes that's me again.... I get about half of my flowers from my own flower farm which I started in 2008 at my grandparents' farm in East Troy. On about an acre I grow (with some help) an array of garden favorites as well as standard florist varieties.
Learn more at Stems Cut Flowers.
Lovelight Flowers is run by Andrea Clemons in East Troy/Elkhorn, WI. With fields at both Michael Fields Agricultural Institute as well as family land with a fantastic history, this is a small flower farm with big dreams. Lovelight and Stems are BFFF's (that's best flower farm friends.) Frequently collaborating and sharing flowers to fulfill individual weekly needs. Cooperation makes it happen.
Learn more at Lovelight Floral Design.
Fair Field Flowers is a cooperative marketing collaboration of eight independent regional flower growers. With more than a hundred years of combined experience, Fair Field growers are producing one of the broadest and best selections of the highest quality, sustainably grown floral material available anywhere in the country.
Learn more at Fair Field Flowers.