Kasey Cronquist Stepping Down as CCFC CEO, Ambassador

After 12 years of leadership, Kasey Cronquist is stepping down as CEO and ambassador of the California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC). His last day will be July 12.

Top Ten Reasons to Attend the Slow Flowers Summit

June 19, 2019 Slow Flowers Summit

It’s almost here — the third annual Slow Flowers Summit, 12 months in the making! We announced the venue and dates at the conclusion of last year’s Summit . . . and shifted immediately into planning what is promising to be a fabulous 2019 gathering of flower-minded creatives like you!

Introducing The Local Economy Project

June 19, 2019 Sea Change Farm & Flower

A big reason why I wanted to start Sea Change Farm & Flower was to join in the growing Slow Flower movement. Like the Slow Food movement, “Slow Flowers” is an ideology that flowers should be grown and used consciously, sustainably, seasonally, and above all, locally.

Yogurt May Help to Lower Pre-cancerous Bowel Growth Risk in Men

June 19, 2019 Science Daily

Eating two or more weekly servings of yogurt may help to lower the risk of developing the abnormal growths (adenomas) which precede the development of bowel cancer–at least in men–finds research published online in the journal Gut.

Lawmakers Are Udderly Serious About Bringing Back Whole Milk

Surrounded by sash-wearing dairy princesses, lawmakers gulping down chocolate milk, and a sea of concerned farmers and their families, allies of Pennsylvania’s dairy industry made a plea in the Capitol Tuesday on behalf of the country’s school children — let them drink milk.