Flower Workshop Series!
Three amazing in-person workshops lead by Amanda Vanhoozier of Bishop Hill Farm Flowers.
Use this event to register for all three workshops for the special price of $55
Incorporating Cut Flowers Into Your Farming Operation -
Sunday, March 27th 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Come explore whether growing cut flowers is right for you. Amanda at Bishop Hill Farm Flowers will cover the current flower industry and locally grown cut flowers. She will discuss the benefits of adding cut flowers into your crop plan, comparisons of growing vegetables versus flowers, and market opportunities with product diversity.
This workshop will be held on-farm at Bishop Hill Farm Flowers in Old Town Coppell and will include a tour of the small scale, high production urban farm. Address will be shared upon completion of registration. (Register for this workshop only here.)
Flower Farming In North Texas -
Sunday, April 24 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us as we delve into growing cut flowers for farm production. This workshop will detail step by step planning, cut flower selection, planting schedules, growing methods all the way to handling cut flower harvesting and processing for sale. Workshop will be held on-farm at Bishop Hill Farm Flowers in Old Town Coppell and will include hands-on harvesting techniques at a small scale, high production urban farm. (Register for this workshop only here.)
Planting Summer Flowers at Owenwood Farm -
Sunday, May 1 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Now is the time for hot season flowers to flourish! Get your hands in the dirt from starting transplants to direct seeding for succession planting of summer flowers. Come gain confidence to grow cut lowers through the heat of the summer with a special section on how to dry flowers for shoulder month farm products. Workshop will be held at Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space and taught by Amanda Vanhoozier of Bishop Hill Farm Flowers. (Register for this workshop only here.)
This workshop series is part of the Farm Success program, a collaboration between GROW North Texas and Farmers Assisting Returning Military made possible through funding from USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (award # 2021-49400-35628).