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Growing Flowers for Drying with Morey Hill Farm

Dave Johnson and Hilary Maynard first forged a friendship over their shared interest in growing flowers. Today the partners grow flowers, veggies, fruits, nuts and pastured pork at Morey Hill Farm in Craftsbury, Vermont. Dave is in his sixth season growing flowers on the homestead, and Hilary in her fifth.  A flower CSA, weddings, events, online dahlia tuber shop, and wholesale fresh and dried flowers make up the bulk of Morey Hill Farm's annual sales. Though they aren't Dave and Hilary's primary source of income, dried flower sales serve to bridge a lull in the year. "Drying flowers seems to be worth the time for the cycle of our farm, because it helps provide income in the months after our frost," says...

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