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Willow View Farm

Meet our team of fantastic volunteers

Flowers from the Farm is a trade organisation run by flower farmers who give their time freely to support this amazing network.  Find local regional co-ordinators and other key team members below.

Organic Blooms Jo and Wendy relax against a painted clapboard wall.

Jo Wright and Wendy Paul, Co-chairs

Jo and Wendy run Organic Blooms, a social enterprise working with local adults in a supported work environment. On their nine acre flower farm in South Gloucestershire they grow Soil Association certified cut flowers and run a range of courses and workshops.

Debbie Scott of East Lothian flowers holds a wibbly wobbly poppy

Debbie Scott, Co-chair

Debbie of East Lothian Flowers focusses on sustainable growing practices and is based in an historic walled garden near her home. She supplies florists and wedding planners, installations and events and offers local bouquets through her website.

Natasha Midgley is the treasurer for Flowers from the Farm.

Natasha Midgley, Treasurer

Natasha runs Secret Door Flowers in her walled garden in the Yorkshire Dales. She is an artisan flower grower and informal florist who loves seasonal and sustainable blooms and running workshops to share the joy of working with them.

Harriet Mullins. Southwest Co-ordinator Sweetpeas and Sunflowers.

Harriet Mullins, National Co-ordinator

Harriet runs Sweetpeas and Sunflowers in North Devon, growing flowers for local delivery and her own wedding floristry. She loves all things seasonal and loves to share the beauty of British flowers with her customers.

Rebekah Rixon- South East

I farm on the West Berks/Hants border. I am entering my 7th season. I grow on approximately an acre. I supply flowers locally, both retail and wholesale. I also have PYO days and workshops on the farm. I supply flowers for weddings and events. I have benefitted from the friendships I have made through FFTF.

Jill Houston

Jill Houston – South East

Jill grows beautifully natural English country garden flowers for weddings, funerals, events, bouquets and regular local deliveries. Throughout the year she host's workshops on all aspects of growing flowers and environmentally thoughtful floral design, in the beautiful flower barn and cutting garden.

Jo Thompson of Wye Valley Flowers

Jo Thompson – South West

Jo has always been involved with flowers and growing - her grandfather was a flower farmer, but when she bought 13 acres behind her house in 2019 it seemed a perfect opportunity to grow flowers more sustainably and she retrained as an eco-florist. She grows on sustainable principles, with no pesticides or chemicals.

Angela Brooke-Smith- South West

Angela Brooke-Smith from Flower Fusions, likes to laugh, weed, grow and sell lots of flowers. She has three plots, all rented, in Winsham, South Somerset between Chard and Axminster. She has been a member of FftF for over 10 years.

Suzy Cubitt runs her cut flower garden on the Oxfordshire Northamptonshire border.

Suzy Cubitt – West Midlands

Suzy runs From Garden to Vase and loves to grow slightly wild and unusual flowers in her cutting garden on the Oxfordshire Northamptonshire border. She specialises in all British eco-friendly and naturally beautiful vintage inspired floral arrangements for all occasions.

Louisa Butcher – East Anglia

Louisa runs Brunstead Blooms on the north east Norfolk coast. She loves to sustainably grow and arrange gloriously scented, seasonal flowers and can provide them for any occasion. She also runs Pick Your Own sessions and flowery workshops on her farm.

Jenna Walker – East Anglia

Jenna focusses on seasonality and sustainability in her potager garden in Suffolk. She grows for her own floristry business and a growing workshop programme which encourages connections with the land and the seasons by combining floristry and folklore.

Kerryn Marriott – East Midlands

Kerryn is co-owner of Old Farmhouse Flowers in Lincolnshire, growing flowers is an obsession and she uses sustainable methods to grow seasonal cut flowers and foliage. Kerryn supplies wedding and event florists and retail subscription and wedding flowers along with offering various growing and floristry workshops throughout the year.

Emma of The Fellside Flower Company holds a bunch of freshly cut rudbeckia grown on her flower farm.

Emma Greenshaw – North West

Emma runs The Fellside Flower Company in Cumbria and supplies buckets of DIY flowers, bouquets and bunches to her local area and wholesale to florists. Sustainability is at the heart of her business and she's committed to working without chemicals or floral foam and always uses plastic free packaging.

Andrea Clarke – North East and Yorkshire

Andrea is a grower based just outside of York at Hand Sown Flowers. Hers is an addiction that got out of hand with a 79p packet of dahlia seeds over 10 years ago. She still has those plants, but sadly none make a good cut flower! She focusses on growing with environmentally friendly methods.

Sammie Hall of Sammie's Flowers @ Kiddal Quarry is the Yorkshire and Northeast Regional Co-ordinator for Flowers from the Farm

Sammie Hall – North East and Yorkshire

Based in West Yorkshire, Sammie runs Sammie's Flowers @ Kiddal Quarry Farm supplying seasonal fresh and dried flower bouquets, sustainable funeral flowers, wedding and event flowers. She also supplies wholesale to florists. She grows without chemicals and focusses on maximising biodiversity and soil health.

A bootful of freshly cut Scottish flowers from Mayfield Flowers Aberdeneenshire awaiting delivery.

Rebeccah Stripling – Scotland

At Maryfield Flowers, near Banchory in Aberdeenshire, Rebeccah supplies her local customers with a range of beautiful seasonal flowers and foliage. She loves providing a wide range of flowers and foliage in the form of custom made bouquets, flower arrangers buckets or for wedding florists.

Al Hughes – Wales

Al is from Riverview Flower Farm based in the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan and grows seasonal flowers and sell's wholesale buckets to florists, bouquets at markets and to individual customers.
She is passionate about promoting British, locally grown, seasonal flowers with love and care for the environment in which she grow's.

Diversity Scholarship winner 2021 Anais Carillo-Hawkins

Anais Hawkins, Diversity Action Group Representative

Anais is an artisan baker and flower farmer, growing and baking in harmony with the seasons. She runs Dulce and Flor in South London.

Sarah Francis of The Flower Academy, Derbyshire, in her workshop, holding a bunch of asters with colourful red and yellow flowers in the background.

Sarah Francis, Newsletter Editor

Sarah runs The Florist Academy in Derbyshire.

An experienced florist, she's now learning about growing using no-dig methods with the ultimate goal of living and working on her own smallholding.

Rozanne, The Ledbury Flower Farmer

Rozanne Delamore, Special Offers Co-ordinator

Rozanne, The Ledbury Flower Farmer offering flowers for your special occasions from weddings, parties, gift bouquets, flower arrangers’ bucket or farewell flowers.

From her studio she can host a group of people to learn how to arrange a handtied bouquet, flowers in a vase, flower crowns or dried flower wreaths.

Denise of the Garden Gate Southwold.

Denise Johnson, Twitter

Denise runs her business, The Garden Gate Southwold, in Suffolk.

She grows flowers for her wedding and event floristry and for deliveries within her local area and by post.

Contact via messages on Twitter. Follow us @flowers_ft_farm

Sara Willman, My Flowerpatch

Sara Willman – FFTF Facebook Group admin

Sara runs My Flower Patch, in Upavon, Wiltshire, just off Salisbury Plain. She specialises in using British grown flowers all year round and in garden-gathered weddings, funerals and special events.

Alison Charlesworth, Instagram

Alison runs The Floral Acre, a micro flower farm in Somerset where she channels 25 years of gardening knowledge into growing flowers to create bouquets for local delivery, funeral arrangements and buckets of blooms for flower arrangers.

British Flowers Week From Garden To Home With Sarah Wilson of Compton Garden Flowers with The Bath Flower School

Sarah Wilson, FFTF Steering Group Facilitator

Sarah runs Compton Garden Flowers in Somerset and specialises in beautiful weddings. She also supplies local farm shops, artisan florists and anyone wanting seasonal British flowers for a special event or occasion.

Jo Maguire supports Flowers from the Farm in an administrative capacity.

Jo Maguire, Administration

Association Management & Services (AMS) established in 1996 joined FFTF in early 2021 to provide support in all aspects of running the association. We are delighted to be working with you all.