ASCFG Events Calendar

Happiness Is Pivot Tables: The Spreadsheet Skill You Didn’t Know You Needed

Zoom

Part of the Flowers are Serious Business webinar series, "Happiness Is Pivot Tables: The Spreadsheet Skill You Didn't Know You Needed" is an exciting opportunity to level up your recordkeeping skills as a business owner. Please note that this webinar series is only available for ASCFG members. If you are interested in learning more about […]

Customer Education Strategies for Cut Flower Growers

Zoom

Part of the Flowers are Serious Business webinar series, “Customer Education Strategies for Cut Flower Growers" is an exciting opportunity to better engage with prospective customers in order to increase sales and build relationships. Please note that this webinar series is only available for ASCFG members. If you are interested in learning more about membership […]

Ask an Expert: Develop and Manage A La Carte Weddings

Zoom

Join Jennifer and Scott Joray from Eastern River Farm for the March 2024 Ask an Expert session! Jennifer and Scott are the wife and husband team behind Eastern River Farm and during this webinar, they will share their personal system for managing a la carte weddings on their farm, including how they market, book, style, […]

Legal Issues for Cut Flower Farmers

Zoom

Part of the Flowers are Serious Business webinar series, “Legal Issues for Cut Flower Farmers” is an exciting opportunity to expand your knowledge about legal issues cut flower farmers face as business owners. Please note that this webinar series is only available for ASCFG members. If you are interested in learning more about membership options […]

Analyzing Cut Flower Profitability through the Enterprise Budget Analysis Process

Zoom

Part of the Flowers are Serious Business webinar series, "Analyzing Cut Flower Profitability through the Enterprise Budget Analysis Process" is an exciting opportunity to learn how to evaluate your profitability and how to translate that information into action. Please note that this webinar series is only available for ASCFG members. If you are interested in learning […]

Ask an Expert: Not Your Grandma’s Dried Flowers

Zoom

Let's liberate cut flower farmers of this world from tedious rubber banding of bunches and climbing on ladders! Emily Patrick of Carolina Flowers will show you how to create high quality, colorfast, intact dried flowers quickly and efficiently. Emily has prepared and sold dried flowers for over five years and will share her hard won […]

Ask an Expert: Using the Paperpot Planting System for Specialty Cut Flowers

Zoom

Join the ASCFG for the May 2024 Ask an Expert session led by Julia Keel of Full Keel Farm! Julia will present on using the Paperpot system for cut flowers on her farm in Florida. After adopting the Paperpot trays in 2020, she estimates that about 85% of Full Keel Farm's 2024 crops will be […]

Ask an Expert: How Intellectual Property Can Protect and Grow Your Flower Business

Zoom

Join us for the June 2024 Ask an Expert session on intellectual property! Jenny Jonak of Dragon Song Farm has been an attorney for 27 years. She will talk about intellectual property issues that you can use to protect and grow your flower business. Briefly, intellectual property refers to the creative work or processes you […]

Ask an Expert: Drawbacks in Selling Invasives to Florists

Zoom

More details coming soon! Ellen Frost is the renowned florist of Local Color Flowers in Baltimore, MD, and co-contributor of The Cut Flower Quarterly column, “The Farmer and The Florist.” She is passionate about using local flowers in her work and in 2016, she was awarded the Allan M Armitage Award for Leadership by the Association of Specialty Cut […]

Ask an Expert: Maximizing Season Extension

Zoom

Join Maya Kosok of Hillen Homestead (Baltimore, MD) to learn about season extension without a greenhouse or high tunnel. Maya will cover several different ways to maximize your growing space with minimal infrastructure, including planting hardy annuals, selecting perennials, using low tunnels for frost protection, succession planting, and more. Many regions of the United States […]

Ask an Expert: Hosting Successful & Profitable On-Farm Workshops

Zoom

Join us for the November 2024 Ask an Expert Session! Hosting workshops can be a wonderful way to share about your farm operation and to provide guests with a unique, memorable experience – but there is more planning and preparation to hosting workshops than most farmers anticipate. During this session, Niki Irving of Flourish Flower […]