Tuesday February 28, 2017 at 6:30 PM EST
Thursday March 2, 2017 at 2:00 PM EST

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Hotel Palomar 
2121 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

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Andrea Philpot 
Certified American Grown 

The 2017 Washington DC Fly-In 

In February, flower farmers from around the country will unite in Washington, D.C. to advocate for the future of flower farming in the United States. 


We want you to join our team!

For the past seven years, our annual effort of flower farmers meeting with lawmakers and the administation has continued to grow. Help us make 2017 the best year ever by registering for our flower farmer fly-in to Washington, D.C.

Join a team of fellow American cut flower and greens farmers on a mission in Washington, D.C.

Collectively we will:

  • Educate lawmakers on the impact current trade policy continues to have on domestic flower farmers
  • Encourage USDA investment in new and beginning flower farmers
  • Meet the incoming administration staff at USDA
  • Recruit members of Congress to the Congressional Cut Flower Caucus
  • Raise the profile and increase the presence of America’s cut flower and greens farms in Washington DC and the White House
  • Ensure American Grown Flowers are displayed in the White House
  • Advocate for immigration reform
  • Drive our 2017 federal affairs agenda!


We have created different packages and opportunities for you to particpate. If you would like the traditional complete pacakge, we have that option. If you'd like to simply come for a reception, we have that option. We've got a menu of packages to help make sure we can maximize your time.


To assist in your planning, the draft schedule for our time together is as follows:

Tuesday, February 28


American Grown Council Meeting

Mandatory Group Dinner and Briefing at Hotel

Wednesday, March 1

All Day - Appointments with Legislators


Co-Hosted Reception with the Wine Institute - Join invited legislators who will be in attendance to learn more about the Cut Flower Caucus and encourage them to join the Caucus.


Optional dinner for those who want to eat after the reception

Thursday, March 2

Morning/Early Afternoon - Appointments with Legislators