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While the Tournament of Roses was celebrating its 123rd Rose Parade this weekend, with over half a million parade attendees and tens of millions watching on TV worldwide, a small delegation of California flower farmers descended on Pasadena to celebrate … Continue reading

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As the CEO/Ambassador of the California Cut Flower Commission, I often get asked, “how am I supposed to know if I am buying California Grown Flowers?” Fair question. There are only a few people that I know who can look … Continue reading

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California’s Flower Farms continue to seek Administrative and Congressional support to address the negative impact federal trade policy with Colombia has had on U.S. flower farmers. Continue reading

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As the the finer points of the Colombia Free Trade Agreement continue to be debated by Congress, the real concerns of California’s flower farmers were raised by Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-1) during last Thursday’s Ways and Means Committee Meeting. Highlighting … Continue reading

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As the CEO/Ambassador of the California Cut Flower Commission, I’m surrounded by food marketing. Surrounded. Is it local?  Was it grown sustainably?  Is it good for you?  Recipes?  Healthy? How many calories?  Is it tasty?  Allergies?  Will I get sick…  … Continue reading

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