Color and fashion were the first topics of the day at Fred Howell’s field day. Surprising? Not if you want flowers to be a successful part of your business. “New color trends starts in home fashion magazines… it the color is accepted there, then it goes into women’s fashion, which is fairly disposable. Then it […]
October 5, 2017
October 4, 2017
Leroy and Marlene Zimmerman moved to Iowa from Pennsylvania to escape escalating land prices, and now raise strawberries, blueberries, sweet corn, watermelon, cantaloupe, pumpkins, hoophouse tomatoes, and a few other vegetables. As brand new members of Practical Farmers, they hosted a wonderful field day at their farm near Orchard, Ia, in collaboration with Leroy’s brother, […]
July 5, 2016
Lynn Byczynski, editor of “Growing for Market” and author of “The Flower Farmer,” will share tips and strategies for organically growing and marketing cut flowers. Lynn will also answer questions posed by beginning flower farmers.
November 18, 2014