Yesterday the California Senate officially declared June to be California Grown Flower Month. The resolution was put forth by Senator Mike McGuire who represents the state's 2nd Senate District. The resolution notes that the designation is designed "to recognize and honor the men and women of the California grown flower industry for their dedication and productivity, and describes that statewide, flowers are grown acro ...
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  FTD joins Cal Poly University in distinguished honor WHAT: FTD’s VIP cars and the Cal Poly float will be certified “California Grown” by California’s Secretary of Food and Agriculture, Karen Ross in ...
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Established in 1889, the Rose Parade was founded to showcase the beauty and bounty of California. It’s a concept that has become a national New Year’s Day tradition. The flowers and foliage that adorned the parade carriages in the early days were from nearby California flower fields and served as a breathtaking visual display of what the state could grow at a time when much of the country was snowbound. Today, the celebration of California&rsq ...
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Flower farmers from across the United States are proud to be providing the flowers for the couple being honored with The Knot Dream Wedding. The beautiful blooms and greenery for The Knot Dream Wedding arrangements were donated by flower farmers nationwide, ensuring that the floral designs for the event are American Grown, gorgeous, fresh and sustainable. Distinctly American Grown flowers were used by floral designer Holly ...
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White House State Dinner Features American Grown Flowers SANTA BARBARA, CA—The White House has had a long-standing tradition of featuring and celebrating American grown food and wine during its state dinners.  Menus and wine pairings are carefully selected months in advance to ensure that only the freshest and finest American grown ingredients are used during these important special events.  According to a recent ...
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FROM FLOWER FARM TO FLOAT: AN EFFORT TO PUT THE AMERICAN GROWN TRADITION BACK IN THE NEW YEAR’S DAY PARADE    Cal Poly Universities’ Float Will Be Honored by CDFA Secretary Karen Ross and ...
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MICHAEL A. MELLANO ELECTED CHAIR OF THE CALIFORNIA CUT FLOWER COMMISSION   SANTA BARBARA, CA, December 18, 2013 —The California Cut Flower Commission’s (CCFC) Board of Commissioners recently elected Michael A. ...
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                  TWO ROSE PARADE®FLOATS HONORED FOR CHOOSING “CALIFORNIA GROWN” Floats by Kit-Cat®Clock and Cal Poly Universities ...
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DeVries Elected Chair of California Cut Flower Commission Santa Barbara, CA (December 21, 2011) – The California Cut Flower Commission’s Board of Commissioners recently elected Lane ...
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        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                   Contact: Kasey Cronquist, ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2011 FROM: Kasey Cronquist, CEO/Ambassador, California Cut Flower Commission RE: Colombia FTA Implementing Bill Amendment Sponsored by Congressman Mike Thompson to ...
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                                                    ***MEDIA ALERT*** CALIFORNIA FLOWER GROWERS HOPE CONSUMERS WILL HAVE STATE'S ECONOMY                AT HEART WHEN PURCHASING FLOWERS THIS VALENTINE'S DAY For Every Dollar California's ...
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CARPINTERIA (September 30) – Local flower growers welcomed Rep. Lois Capps, (D-Santa Barbara) to their farms this week to discuss the industry’s significant contributions to the state and local economy and their plans for staying robust in the years ahead. On a day-long visit by the Congresswoman and her staff, local growers described how they produce a range of high-quality products while meeting the state’s tough environmental standards, wat ...
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CARPINTERIA, Calif. (June 17, 2009) - Executive Direction and Ambassador Kasey Cronquist of the California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC) was recognized earlier this month by the editors of Produce Business in their fifth annual 40-Under-Forty Awards Program. This honor features the accomplishments of 40 produce business industry members under the age of 40. Each year, Produce Business conducts an extensive search throughout the produce industry welcoming nomin ...
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CARPINTERIA, Calif. (May 26, 2009) - At a recent board meeting on May 13, the California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC), a state commission representing nearly 275 flower and foliage growers throughout the state, announced the appointment of its new Chair Hans Brand, owner of B&H Flowers in Carpinteria. Prior to his new role as CCFC Chair, Brand held the position of First Vice Chair, served two years as Finance Chair and served as Transportation Committee Chair. ...
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  Supply Chain Coach to Lead Flower Growers toward More Efficient Transportation Model SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 18, 2009) – The California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC) recently hired Tom French of Supply Chain Coach to lead in the development of a transportation system that will enable flower growers to more efficiently distribute their product in and out of the state. With guidance from French, the California cut flower industr ...
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The California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC) is pleased to announce the appointment of its 2009 Commission Officers and Board of Commissioners. The 2009 Commission Officers are: Chair: Wilja Happé of Farmers’ West Flowers and Bouquets 1st Vice Chair: Hans Brand of B&H Flowers 2nd Vice Chair: Chad Nelson of Eufloria Flowers Secretary: Michael A. Mellano of Mellano & Company Treasurer: Lane DeVries of The Sun Valley Group ...
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Float to feature thousands of beautiful California grown cut flowers WHAT: From San Diego to the Oregon border, more than 250 California flower growers account for 75 percent of all domestically grown cut flowers in the United States, making California the top flower producer in the country. And there is no better event to celebrate the bounty of California’s majestic flower industry than the annual Tournament of Roses Parade. ...
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