Category : Business

Sowing the Sales Seeds to Grow Your Business

I’ve often heard from farmers that a big issue is finding a market for what you produce. Without one, your beautifully grown flowers will be all dressed up with nowhere to go. If we don’t sell blooms this year, how will we have a wallet thick enough to plant seeds for next year? To cultivate… Read more

How a Farmer Grew a Better Woman

I have a confession. Though our Bear Creek Farm enterprise is entering its fourth year, I didn’t start calling myself a farmer until now. My previous identity was hard won: big business, big offices, global clients. While I didn’t play a man’s game necessarily, I certainly was in a man’s world, and my identity was… Read more

How to Hire the Best Temporary Workers for Your Farm

A Labor Department program called H2A changed my company for the better. I wish I had known about it from the start. I want to pass on the good news. My journey toward finding solid workers whom I can trust has not been a straight line. Here in upstate New York, the farming labor market… Read more

The Easiest Best Wedding in the World

Here at Bear Creek Farm, we understand how stressful wedding planning can be. The need to make so many choices and details for your special day can be overwhelming. That is why we have streamlined the process by offering one simple approach. We also explain why this option works best for so many couples. We… Read more

Smooth Sailing With Wholesaling

Working with wholesalers provides superb benefits that are some of the best-kept secrets among small, local flower farmers. At first glance, it might seem easy to shrug off wholesalers as big business types who sell at sky-high price points and can’t see the forest for the fees. They can appear to put America second with… Read more

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