On Monday, January 18, 2016, more than 50 people representing at least 30 different flower farms from across the state braved the bitter cold to gather at Sunny Meadows Flower Farm in Columbus for a day of networking and information sharing. The event included small group discussions, a "show and tell" segment, and a farm tour.
A few photos from the event:
Prior to the event, we surveyed participants on a variety of topics and then shared the results at the event. The following photos represent some of the responses to the survey questions:
It is an exciting time to be a flower farmer in Ohio! Our map of flower farms in Ohio continues to grow! (zoom in and click on the flowers to learn more about each grower).
Ohio Flower Farmers
Any additions or corrections to the Ohio Flower Farm map should be sent directly to: buckeyeblooms [at] gmail.com
We barely squeezed 50+ people in the picture (and building) but we did it! A fun filled day with flower farmers from every corner of the state. Shoutout to @flowerfarmette and @flowerfarmer for hosting and to all our flower friends who came to share, learn, and celebrate #ohioflowers It is going to be another great season! With @tarafo @passifloragirl @pixelfleur @thatgirlsflowers @stanleybirders @twolittlebuds @themarmalade @theruralsociety @avalongardensnursery @queencityflowerfarm @solisagro @emilyhammon #ohioflowerfarmermeetup #flowerfriends #buckeyeblooms
2016 Ohio Flower Farmer Meet-Up