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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Save the Date

Save the date for the Pacific Northwest Cut Flower Growers fall meetup.

This year it will be on November 12th, in Olympia, Washington.

More information to follow.


Monday, February 13, 2017

Saturday's Reception

Join us for a PNW Flower Farmer reception on
Saturday, February 18th in Corvallis, OR. 

Co-sponsored by the Oregon Flower Growers Association (OFGA) & PNW Cut Flower Growers 

Location: Francesco's  208 SW 2nd St, Corvallis, OR 97333 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m

Get together with other flower farmers for an informal reception to meet and greet before our Sunday meetup. Beer, wine, and delicious appetizers will be provided. A $10 donation is requested.

You do not have to be registered for Sunday's Meet Up to attend this evening's reception.

Please register through Evenbrite link Saturday Reception before Thursday, February 16th.

You can direct any questions to pnwcfg@gmail.com

Also, check for updates on our blog pnwcfg.blogspot.com.

Friday, February 10, 2017

PNW Meetup 2017

Welcome!

We are excited that the date for our 3rd annual Spring Meet-up is almost here!

Here's a breakdown of the day to help in planning...

8-8:30                                   Registration and Welcome
8:30-10:00                      Session 1
                                             Room A~Seed starting, propagation and Soil Blocking
                                                    with Tony and Denise Gaetz of Bare Mountain and 
                                                             Erin McMullen of Rain Drop Farms
                                             Room B~Farmer-florist model, Design, and finding your niche
                                                     with Kathleen Barber of Erika's Fresh Flowers,
                                                             Beth Syphers of Crowley House and
                                                             Danielle Bennett of SWGMC

10:15-11:45                    Session 2
                                             Room A~Seed starting, propagation and Soil Blocking
                                             Room B~Farmer-florist model, Design, and finding your niche
11:45-12:15                     Lunch- Please bring a lunch!

12:15-1:30                       Dave Dowling, Ednie Bulbs.
                                              Season extension/Hugh Tunnel Production
                                              Scheduling for the Flower Holidays
            
1:30-2:30                         Debra Prinzing, Slowflowers.com
                                             Debra will share her "state of local flowers movement" update, a snapshot of what's happening at all levels of the American-grown floral pipeline -- from field to checkout counter. She will also present the 2017 Floral Insights & Industry Forecast offering you a peek into the opportunities you can leverage for your own  floral business.
                                             

2:30-3:00                         Discussion of the PNW Flower Farmers future...


What you'll need:

                       Lunch- we only have about 30 for "lunch break", there's a lot of info to get through, so please be prepared to stay close.
                       Water Bottle
                       Cash or Check for Registration Cost
                       

The Meetup will take place at Lasells Stewart Center on the Oregon State University Campus in Corvallis, OR

Parking is available in the Reser Stadium parking lot, just to the west of the building.


Monday, January 2, 2017

3rd Annual PNW Cut Flower Growers Meet Up

Come join us to network with other 

PNW Cut Flower Growers 



FEBRUARY 19th, 2017 at the LaSells Stewart Center on the Oregon State University Campus 

For accommodations  Visit Corvallis

Link to register:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pnw-cut-flower-growers-3rd-annual-meet-up-tickets-30699258308
Special Guests
Dave Dowling

Debra Prinzing
Photo credit  Mary Grace Long