If you’ve never given much thought to where the flowers you buy for special events, holidays, get-well greetings, or “just because” come from, you may be surprised to know that it’s highly likely those blooms were imported from somewhere overseas. Fortunately for Colorado, more and more consumers have become more eco-conscious, a trend that has seen the local flower market bloom, with a steadily growing number of flower farms sprouting up all over the state.
Supporting these local farms not only enriches a community economically, but it provides customers with a larger variety of flowers and eliminates the problems of supply chain glitches that could leave you with last-minute shortages on your wedding day.
Buying flowers fresh from the field also means buying more seasonal flowers that will have a longer vase life. Support local agriculture by purchasing flowers from one of these farms from around the state.
Blossom and Branch Farm
Blossom and Branch is located in the Denver suburb of Lakewood, Colorado. This regenerative flower farm utilizes sustainability measures in every step of growing their field-fresh flowers. They offer on-demand courses, wedding selections, and barn rentals for private parties. Visit the farm on Saturday at their weekly market.
2440 Iris Street
Lakewood, Colorado 80215
Blush Flowers on Vine
At Blush Flowers on Vine you can find a CSA, wedding packages, and floral touches for any and every event. They offer a remarkable number of seasonal flowers growing each June through October. Part of the North Colorado Flower Community, they supply florists throughout the area, but they don’t have farm tours or have their own retail store.
1428 West Vine Drive
Fort Collins, Colorado 80521
Boulder Flower Farm
For more than 35 years, the Boulder Flower Farm has provided north Colorado residents with boutique flowers for everything from everyday greetings to life’s most special events. You can sign up for a flower subscription or visit their 10-acre farm. Their flowers are for sale at Whole Foods in the Rocky Mountain Region.
4114 Oxford Road
Longmont, Colorado 80503
Forget Me Not Farms
Forget Me Not Farms grows pesticide-free specialty flowers for weddings and any occasion that calls for custom flower or bouquet arrangements. This farm also grows fresh vegetables, and, if you like, you may pick your own flowers!
1005 York Avenue
Cañon City, Colorado 81212
Little Hollow Flowers
Little Hollow Flowers specializes in unique cut flowers and greenery and ever-changing seasonal colors. Their work is done with organic, high environmental standards, and no pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers. You can buy their flowers in a variety of ways including every other Saturday at Colorado Fresh Market.
2401 S. County Road 23E
Berthoud, Colorado 80513
Passion Flower Bouquet Farm
Passion Flower Farm in Durango offers fresh, fragrant bouquets, subscriptions, buckets, and selections for weddings and special events. Stems for each arrangement are always hand-selected.
303 Animas View Drive
Durango, Colorado 81303
Zephyros Farm and Garden
Zephyros is a 35-acre flower farm on the Western Slope of Colorado in the North Fork Valley, growing certified organic vegetables and flowers for farmers’ markets, restaurants, florists, wholesalers, and their unique Flower CSA. Their regenerative organic farming technique is a holistic system that engages life-growing microbes into the soils, avoiding toxic chemicals. This farm specializes in dahlias as one of the only growers of certified organic dahlia tubers. They also offer floral design services under Studio Z Flowers.
11466 3725 Road
Paonia, Colorado 81428
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