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Looking for a way to complement your market offerings throughout the season?

Cut flowers could be one way to diversify and increase profitability.

This workshop will cover the basics of growing and marketing cut flowers.
4:00–4:15 Welcome/Introduction
4:15–5:15 Introduction to Cut Flower Production Karen Davis, Regional Horticulturist, Lincoln University Cooperative Extension, St. Louis
5:15–5:30 Break
5:30–6:30 What Florists Look For From Local Growers | Bouquet-Making 101 Andrea K. Grist, Flower Artist and Head Designer of Andrea K. Grist Floral Designs, Kansas City
6:30-7:00 Discussion/Evaluation

Karen “Mimo” Davis (above, right) is co-owner of Urban Buds: City Grown Flowers in the Dutchtown neighborhood of St. Louis.
Andrea K. Grist (above, left) is the owner and lead designer at Andrea K. Grist Floral Art. She has been providing beautiful floral designs and event décor since opening her doors in 2000. Andrea is passionate about family, flowers, design, teaching and travel. Each design is a custom art piece and she is always on the lookout for new ideas.

This workshop is being brought to you by University of Missouri Extension, a partner of the Growing Growers program. Cost to attend this workshop is $15. To register, fill out the form below and mail with payment by July 31. If you have questions, or for further information, contact Lala Kumar, MU Extension Horticulture Specialist at (816) 252-5051 or kumarl@missouri.edu or Cory Creed, MU Extension Horticulture Specialist at (816) 270-2141 or creedca@missouri.edu.

Download the mail-in registration form.