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Growing and Selling Cut Flowers: Two Farm Tours

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Growing and Selling Cut Flowers: Two Farm Tours

MAY 2, 2019
1PM-5PM

Dug In Farms
155 Fleets Bay Rd., White Stone, VA

Windhaven Farm
1134 Syringa Rd., Topping VA

Parking is limited at the farms, so please plan to carpool if possible.

Travel in your own car to visit two flower farms in Eastern Virginia.

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Carolyn Quinn, owner of Dug In Farms, will lead the group on a tour with a focus on growing and marketing field-grown cut flowers. Dug in Farms operates an honor box veggie, flower & egg stand.

 
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Jenny and Paul Maloney own Wind Haven Farm located in Middlesex County, Va. Wind Haven Farm is a small-scale ecologically grown local flower farm that primarily wholesales to retail operations. They also provide flowers for casual weddings & events. In the six years since they started farming Paul and Jenny have increased their production acreage from 1.25 acres to nearly nine acres.

For more information, contact Small Farm Outreach Agent Susan Cheek at (804) 720-5539 or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292.


If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office (smallfarm@vsu.edu) or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.



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