Carpinteria Flower Growers Still Standing, Despite Rollercoaster Year

Flower growers in Carpinteria have weathered a year for the books in “bloomenomics.” Mid-March last year, the pandemic crippled the industry, halting transportation and distribution and leading local growers to donate, burn and compost thousands of blooms.

California Pajarosa Floral Navigates a Changing Industry

January 29, 2021 JOHANNA MILLER, Good Times

Business at California Pajarosa Floral, one of Watsonville’s last remaining large flower growers, has altered drastically since the outbreak of Covid-19 last year.