City Gal Farms, Kim and Ken Burton
Hidden in plain sight, CityGal Farms is an urban farm and farmhouse retreat (available via Airbnb) located just 5 miles west of downtown Denver. Kim grows classic and beautiful focal flowers such as dahlias, lisianthus and garden roses utilizing organic methods. She’s also growing interesting foliage and accent flowers including bells of Ireland, raspberry and blackberry vines, scented geranium, herbs and delphinium. On summer weekends, you can find her at the Union Station and Pearl Street Farmers Markets. Follow her at CityGalFarms.
Red Daisy Farm, Meg McGuire
Less than twenty miles from Downtown Denver in Brighton, you can find Meg McGuire hard at work at Red Daisy Farm. In addition to being a flower farmer she has a wedding venue and an AirBnB rental on her property. She specializes in peonies, roses, dahlias, tuberose, lisianthus and bells of Ireland, anemones and ranunculus. Follow Meg at @reddaisyfarm.
Living Land Farm, Ed McCoy
Four years ago Ed and his wife became second generation flower farmers, following in the footsteps of his mother-in-law. He uses some of the seeds from his mother-in-law's farm in Michigan. Ed's farm is located ten miles from Denver, in Wheatridge, he grows cosmos, zinnias and sunflowers. They grow without synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides or herbicides and work tirelessly to improve soil condition which makes for beautiful flowers. You can meet Ed and see his beautiful flowers and produce at the Union Station Farmers Market. Follow them at @llfarm.
Lucky Bee Cut Flowers, Amy Stocker
After nineteen years working in technology Amy left the corporate world behind two years ago and moved to Longmont to start the Lucky Bee Farm. She specializes in double tulips, zinnias, sunflowers, dhalias and gladioloas. You can find her bouquets at the Louisville Farmers Market. Follow her at Lucky Bee Flowers.
Aspen Moon, Amy Berlinsky
Founded in 2009 in Longmont with two acres, Aspen Moon has grown to almost one hundred acres. It operates as a USDA Certified Organic and Demeter Certified Biodynamic farm which means its produce and flowers are 100% natural and bee-friendly. Flowers are a small part of this busy farm, with a focus on sunflowers, cosmos, zinnias and amaranth, each bloom hand-harvested with love. Having worked in agriculture and as a flower buyer at Whole Foods, Amy Berlinsky transitioned easily to working as a flower farmer. She has tended to the flower fields for the last four seasons. You can find Aspen Moon at the Longmont and Boulder Farmer’s market and on Facebook at Aspen Moon Farm.
Gayle Grows It, Gayle Myers-Harbison
Arrowhead Dahlias, Calvin & Julia Cook
Blush Flowers on Vine, Susan Miller