This Week’s Interview -Paul Presents- Flowers From The Farm with Hilary Dent
Flowers from the Farm is a multi award-winning, not-for-profit, co-operative of British cut flower growers.
Over 900 active members from Cornwall to Inverness.
members running micro-businesses on allotments and cutting gardens, to flower farmers on 6 acres or more.
They aim to:
Encourage more people to grow cut flowers for market in Britain
Promote British flowers
Foster friendship and sharing through meetings, activities and communication.
Today 90% of the flowers sold through UK florists, supermarkets and wholesalers are imported not just from Holland but flown from as far afield as Ecuador, Colombia, Kenya and even Ethiopia. Flowers from the Farm aims to reduce travel miles by promoting locally-grown flowers and developing a network of British cut flower growers across the country.
Their Flower Farmers Offer:
Seasonal flowers you won’t find in shops
Flowers freshly picked from a local field
Few travel miles
Why it’s great to be a member of Flowers From The Farm