The Farmer Bailey Blog

Congrats to our Gift Away Winner!

Chand Ahuja of Great Ring Farm won a copy of Flower Farming for Profit, an essential new book for growers.

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Farmer-Florist Profile: Colin Stark of Stark Blooms

Colin tells us why he ditched bespoke suits for muck boots, what he treasures most about his farmer lifestyle, and his favorite Farmer Bailey crops.

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PANTONE Peach Fuzz 13-1023 in Flower Form

Is PANTONE 13-1023 Peach Fuzz the color of the year? 

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Grab the New Ship Week Calendar

Plan for the coming year with us, with the help of the new Farmer Bailey Ship Week Calendar.

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Flower Farming for Profit with Lennie Larkin

Small business whiz Lennie Larkin of B-Side Farm shares her unique insight on Flower Farming for Profit.

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Why Buy Plugs?

Are plugs an expensive shortcut or an important input for a successful flower farm?

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Meet Jocelyn, Your Technical Specialist

Shopify developer Jocelyn is the woman behind the Farmer Bailey shopping experience.

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WATCH: Fight Burnout by Finding Fun in Flower Farming

We're pursuing pleasure while planting posies.

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Meet Thomas, Farmer Bailey's Director of Operations

Director of Operations Thomas McCurdy oversees day-to-day activities of the business–and then creates Bailey's Instagram Live cocktail. 

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Meet Felicia, your Director of Customer Experience

Think of the Farmer Bailey team as your friends with experience in flower farming, floral design, sales and entrepreneurship. We exist to help you succeed!

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WATCH: Profitable Flower Farming

Learn how strategically narrowing your focus and calling in help from day one will  grow your profits.

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WATCH: Takin' Care of Business for Flower Farmers

What is the one thing you wish you knew when you started out?

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Bailey's Bookshelf: The Organic Farmer's Business Handbook

Drawing on his 30-plus years of experience operating Cate Farm in Vermont, Richard Wiswall breaks down how to manage finances, crops and staff–while turning a profit. 

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April 26 Instagram Live: Real Talk on the Flower Biz

Farmer Bailey is back on Instagram Live for an open and honest discussion about the business of flower farming, for new and established growers alike.

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Farmer-Florist Profile: Linda Doan of Aunt Willie's Wildflowers

"Take advantage of all the good gifts and good people flowers can bring into your life."

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Client Profile: Heidi Joynt of Field & Florist

"The wonder of good floral design is a sense that it came together naturally with lyricism and ease." 

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Florist Profile: Stems Brooklyn founder Suzanna Cameron

Stems Brooklyn's à la carte wedding menu caters to clients seeking a stress-free experience and seasonal blooms.

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How To: Set Business Goals for a More Focused and Satisfying Season Ahead

Employ big-picture thinking and strategic goal setting to find more joy and satisfaction in flower farming.

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Untangling Money from Feelings with Kate Strathmann

Small business coach Kate Strathmann digs into how our feelings about money affect everything from cash flow to our quality of life. 

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Meet Ally, your Customer Service Specialist

Learn how Ally can help with all of your customer service needs.

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Community Land Sourcing with Mermaid City Flowers

Floriculturist Dee Hall is growing her business by farming sunny yard spaces shared by her Norfolk, Virginia neighbors.

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Growing Flowers for Drying with Morey Hill Farm

Learn how Morey Hill Farm use wholesale dried flowers to bridge a gap in their sales year and serve creative customers.

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Why Order Plugs?

Are plugs an expensive shortcut or an important input for a successful flower farm?

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Tips for Small Business Success

You can do this! But you can't do it alone.

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