Slow Flowers

Slow Flowers

The US cut flower industry has undergone major upheaval since 2000 in the face of global competition. Yet this period has also seen promising signs of rebirth and innovation in local flower production. Jumbo Jets Imports have heavily disrupted the domestic cut flower...
Blue Gables fall 2023 market schedule

Blue Gables fall 2023 market schedule

Clarksville Commons Thanksgiving Market 12230 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD 21029 November 18, 10am-2pm Lauren’s Garden Center Makers Market 13554 Triadelphia Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042 November 25, 10am-5pm Howard County Arts Council’s Holiday Maker...
Today is National Farmers Day!

Today is National Farmers Day!

National Farmers Day is celebrated annually on October 12 in the United States. It is a day to recognize and honor the hard work and dedication of farmers and ranchers across the country. Farmers and ranchers play a vital role in our economy, providing us with the...
Help celebrate American Flowers Week 2023

Help celebrate American Flowers Week 2023

American Flowers Week is an annual celebration of American-grown flowers and the farmers, florists, and designers who cultivate and arrange them. This year, American Flowers Week will be held from June 28th to July 4th, 2023, and will feature a range of events and...
10 best practices for shopping at farmers markets

10 best practices for shopping at farmers markets

Farmers markets are a wonderful way to support local agriculture, eat fresh and healthy foods, get great flowers and build community. However, it’s important to approach farmers markets with some best practices in mind to ensure that you are optimizing your...