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Sales of plant-based foods grow sharply as consumers seek new protein sources

Sales of plant-based foods grow sharply as consumers seek new protein sources

Sales of plant-based foods grew 10 times faster than their animal-based counterparts last year, reflecting the growing popularity and prevalence of alternative protein sources...
Soybean a top plant in Pennsylvania

Soybean a top plant in Pennsylvania

Rachel Milliron is a field and forage crops educator covering southwestern Pennsylvania. Soybeans are one of the top 10 agricultural products produced in Pennsylvania....
The Seasonal Flower Movement in Mexico: A Conversation with Gabriela Salazar from La Musa de las Flores

The Seasonal Flower Movement in Mexico: A Conversation with Gabriela Salazar from La Musa...

As we continue our blog series exploring local flowers, I wanted to chat with Gabriela Salazar of La Musa de las Flores in Mexico...

TRUST IN A LABEL

Even though many farms have been proactively getting sustainability certifications since the late 1990s – and many retailers have been highlighting these certifications in...

The Business of Bouquets

To Carlos Oramas, floral bouquets are much more than just bunches of pretty flowers. And his company, The Gems Group Inc., a Miami-based lifestyle...
Low-Water Alternatives For Succulents

Low-Water Alternatives For Succulents

We all love succulents because they’re so easy to care for and maintain. In fact, we love them so much, we even include them...
Episode 361: Plants and Blooms ReImagined with Horticultural Therapist and Visionary Kaifa Anderson-Hall

Episode 361: Plants and Blooms ReImagined with Horticultural Therapist and Visionary Kaifa Anderson-Hall

Kaifa Anderson-Hall (left), founder of Plants and Blooms Reimagined, with me after the Slow Flowers Summit 2018. Kaifa Anderson-Hall collecting flowers from Phillippa Tarrant...
Plant these herbs, flowers to get rid of mosquitoes in your yard

Plant these herbs, flowers to get rid of mosquitoes in your yard

0 Plant marigolds to keep the mosquitoes away from your yard. Contributed by Sustainable Food Center It’s summertime in Central Texas, and that means...
It’s boomtime for Alaska blooms at local farmers markets

It’s boomtime for Alaska blooms at local farmers markets

Rob Wells grows and sells dahlias and dahlia tubers from his Palmer-area farm. One of the many varieties on dahlias Wells grows is the...

Global Peony Cut Flowers Market 2018 Research, Industry Trends, Supply, Sales, Demands, Analysis and...

MarketResearchNest.com adds “ Global Peony Cut Flowers Market Research Report 2018 ” new report to its research database. The report spread across 117 pages...
Distillery launches anniversary rose

Distillery launches anniversary rose

The anniversary rose is a good choice for warmer climates. Four Roses Distillery has partnered with grower Jackson & Perkins to launch a special...
At the Checkout: Top 10 Supermarket Chains

At the Checkout: Top 10 Supermarket Chains

Facing competition from the e-commerce sector, many of the companies on this year’s installment of Super Floral’s annual “Super 10” list have partnered with...
The Best Burger You'll Ever Have Is Made From Plants

The Best Burger You’ll Ever Have Is Made From Plants

The fake meat at Sublime, the upscale vegan eatery in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter) There's nothing like the first great bite...
Flower lovers flock to U-pick Springville farm

Flower lovers flock to U-pick Springville farm

SPRINGVILLE,N.Y. (WKBW-TV) - Mother Nature can't take all the credit for that splash of color on Route 240 in Springville, N.Y. Ellen Krzemien started...
SF Flower Mart—a Martha Stewart favorite—will move to Potrero Hill

SF Flower Mart—a Martha Stewart favorite—will move to Potrero Hill

A longtime staple in SoMa—not to mention a favorite of Martha Stewart—the beloved SF Flower Mart will take root in a new Potrero Hill...
Invasive tropical plant can completely remove metal pollutants from Britain’s rivers – new study

Invasive tropical plant can completely remove metal pollutants from Britain’s rivers – new study

Pollutants in rivers and other water bodies are a serious problem for marine life as well as human health. However, removing them from the...
Arkansas Plant Board selects former agriculture secretary as new director

Arkansas Plant Board selects former agriculture secretary as new director

The Arkansas Plant Board unanimously approved the appointment of former Arkansas Agriculture Secretary Butch Calhoun to serve as its director. He was selected Friday...
Syndicate Sales wins Innovation Battlefield

Syndicate Sales wins Innovation Battlefield

Hundreds of new products were showcased at the 2018 International Floriculture Expo, but only five were selected to participate in the annual New Product...
Opening a Flower Shop – What I Wish I Knew!

Opening a Flower Shop – What I Wish I Knew!

Opening a flower shop, like any new business, requires lots of hard work, love, and dedication. And some good information. What do you wish...
Know Your Farmer: The Fresh Herb Co. Is a Growing Concern in Longmont

Know Your Farmer: The Fresh Herb Co. Is a Growing Concern in Longmont

Fresh Herb Co. in Longmont specializes in ornamental flowers. Peony season will be over soon, but for Chet and Kristy Anderson of Fresh Herb...
The East Coast’s Largest Flower Farm Becomes Certified American Grown

The East Coast’s Largest Flower Farm Becomes Certified American Grown

Bloomia , the largest cut flower farm on the East Coast, has become the latest Certified American Grown Farm. With a mission of spreading...
America Is In Season

America Is In Season

Flowers are the angels, whereby they write on the hills and fields mysterious truths.” – Benjamin Franklin Fifty-six men signed the Declaration of Independence...
How To Increase Consumer Loyalty and Trust

How To Increase Consumer Loyalty and Trust?

Where do flowers come from? According to our most recent national omnibus survey of 1,000 consumers who buy flowers, 74 percent indicated they have no...
Solvang’s Manzanita Nursery Champions Native Plant Landscaping, and Education

Solvang’s Manzanita Nursery Champions Native Plant Landscaping, and Education

Ron Griffin and his wife, Diane, opened Manzanita Nursery to focus on native plants. (Santa Ynez Valley Star photo) Drought-resistant gardens don’t have to...
30 years of data on plant density, yield gains

30 years of data on plant density, yield gains

A collaboration between Kansas State University and DuPont Pioneer Agronomy analyzing 30 years of corn plant population responses shows that as agronomic optimum plant...

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