Fundraiser For San Francisco Flower Market Workers Aims to Cover Payroll for Shuttered Flower Vendors

March 27, 2020 Teresa Hammerl, Hoodline

A GoFundMe campaign is raising money to support employees and vendors of the San Francisco Flower Market (640 Brannan St.), which was forced to close on short notice early last week after San Francisco’s shelter-in-place order went into effect.

Plantarium Helps Ornamental Plant Companies Recover Faster

March 27, 2020 Plantarium

Promoting trade in ornamental plant products is Plantarium’s most important mission. This is more important now than ever, as many companies are in dire straits due to the developments surrounding COVID-19.

APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine Provides an Update on Import and Export Activities for Plants and Plant Products

March 27, 2020 USDA APHIS

“We recognize the many challenges the COVID-19 pandemic poses to trade. We are doing all we can to ensure the health and safety of our employees while still delivering the services you need. At this time, we continue to provide all of our regular plant and plant product import and export services.”

Flowers Blooming, Customers Drying Up in New York City’s Flower District

March 26, 2020 RUSCHELL BOONE, NY1

The flowers are blooming, but customers are drying up in the flower district. The cancellation of large events has brought businesses here to a standstill.

‘Back To Zero’: Niagara-on-the-Lake Flower Greenhouse Loses All Easter Orders

Up until a few weeks ago, everything was fairly normal for the Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL) greenhouse. Then, the novel coronavirus hit.