Industry Links

  • About Flowers

    This site, maintained by the Society of American Florists, is designed mainly for the news press and consumers. You'll find out all kinds of interesting floral facts, holiday stats, and general info at

  • American Floral Endowment
  • BloomCheck

    BloomCheck is California’s first sustainable cut flower certification program. The BloomCheck program establishes best practices for cut flower farms to assure these farms are socially equitable, environmentally sustainable and economically viable.

  • California Agriculture in the Classroom

    Looking for a clever teaching idea or lesson plan? You'll definitely want to drop in on Ag in the Classroom at

  • The California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC)

    The CCFC is a non-profit flower grower organization formed to promote Californian grown fresh flowers and foliages. The site has monthly flower arrangements, floral trends, wedding bouquets and a flower encyclopedia which contains seasonal availability of fresh flowers.

  • California Dept. of Food & Agriculture

    CDFA's homepage provides consumers with information about agriculture, healthy eating, food safety tips and various governmental programs. Many links to other commodity groups and promotion/marketing commissions. CDFA is located at

  • California Farm Bureau

    Your one stop source on just about any topic relating to agriculture in California. Links to county ag commissioners; California marketing and promotion orders; county farm bureaus; state agriculture agencies; and the University of California system. Visit the Farm Bureau at

  • California Protea Association

    Monthly protea availability, grower/shipper contacts, design ideas and more. Look for CPA at

  • California State Floral Association

    The only association in California that caters to all segments of the floral industry: grower, wholesaler and florist.

  • Cal Poly Environmental Horticultural Science Department
  • Certified American Grown

    Certified American Grown is a unified and diverse coalition of U.S. flower farms representing small and large entities across the country. Together, America’s flower farmers are giving consumers confidence in the source of their flowers by providing the only third party guarantee in the floral industry that the bouquets and bunches that are purchased were actually homegrown.

  • Original Los Angeles Flower Market

    Currently, The Original Los Angeles Flower Market’s 50 member/vendors offer more than 125 different varieties of cut flowers plus an impressive portfolio of related foliage and floral accessories.

  • San Francisco Flower Mart

    It's a virtual tour of the famous San Francisco landmark. Locate Bay Area growers, vendors and their products at

  • Society of American Florists

    Keep up with the latest happenings in Washington D.C. and the industry at the SAF site. Here is another good source for links to federal agencies and other floral industry sites. SAF can be found at But you'll need a password to enter.

  • United States Department of Agriculture

    Locate federal ag agencies, read Ann Veneman's speeches and keep up with the national ag budget process at

  • United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service

    Here's where you'll find out about supply, demand and price on a weekly basis for a wide range of agricultural crops. Go to

  • United States Department of Agriculture Ornamental Crops Market Reports

    Scroll down past fruit and vegetables to find out the latest on wholesale flower prices, volume, and trend reports at

  • USDA's NASS Publications and Reports

    USDA's version of "everything you could possibly want to know about agriculture" can be found at the National Agriculture Statistics Service site at

  • Environmental Horticulture, University of California, Davis