Steve and Gretel Adams have become very well-known in the cut flower growing world. They went from homesteading market gardeners on a quarter-acre plot to “rock star” cut-flower producers with over 17 greenhouses and 20 employees! Have you ever wondered how they got their start? How Sunny Meadows Flower Farm came to be? In this interview they talk through the progression of their business, including:
- Specializing in certain crops
- The fear of hiring and managing employees
- Scaling up over time
- Quality of life investments & finding balance
- The future of Sunny Meadows Flower Farm
This episode is packed with great business and general life advice!
Links & Mentions:
Flower Farming School Online: Growing Cut-Flower Crops in Hoops & Greenhouses
The Field and Garden Podcast is produced by Lisa Mason Ziegler, award-wining author of Vegetables Love Flowers and Cool Flowers, owner of The Gardener’s Workshop, Flower Farming School Online, and the publisher of Farmer-Florist School Online and Florist School Online. Watch Lisa’s Story and connect with Lisa on social!