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17 Flower Arranging Tips

Are you looking at your bundle of beautiful flowers and thinking…now what?! We’ve prepared 17 tips to support you through the process. Grab some scissors and let’s get creative! Don’t forget to take a photo of your creation to share with us. Tag us on Facebook @GreenHouse17 and mention us @greenhouse17ky on Twitter and Instagram.…

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Wanna give halvsies?

“Let’s go halvsies!”  We’ve all said or agreed with these words at some point in our lives. Maybe for rent during college, dinner with friends, tickets to a special event. This is the idea behind the new Halvsies, a new crowd philanthropy start-up out of Indianapolis. Halvsies approaches online fundraising a little differently. They require…

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Thinking About Flowers

By Jessica Ballard Farm and Family Advocate As I am writing this post, snow is gently falling outside my window. It seems a bit ironic to be writing about flowers right now, but flowers are all I can think about as we plan our spring and summer gardens. When I began working at GreenHouse17 four…

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U-Pick Flowers Day – August 23

We’re planning a U-Pick Day on the farm! Get together a group of family and friends for a fun day of flower picking on our farm. Saturday, August 23 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On our farm – Request directions here $10 per bucket Our beautiful flowers are field-grown by our staff and strong survivors…

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We are a Partnership for Freedom Finalist!

We have big news to share! We’ve learned an idea we submitted to a national competition was chosen as a finalist from more than 160 submissions representing 260 applying organizations A few weeks ago, our staff submitted an idea to the Partnership for Freedom, a competition seeding innovative ideas to better care for survivors of…

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So, why do we farm?

Have you ever wondered how our farm program relates to our mission to end intimate partner abuse? This video produced by Pinnacle Productions tells the story. It was created for our 2013 Kentucky Nonprofit Network Innovative Nonprofit Award. Through interviews with staff and survivors, the video explores the beautiful meaning of our farm.  Please watch…

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CSA – Enjoy a share of our harvest

Do you enjoy seasonal, locally grown vegetables and berries? Would you consider purchasing a “share” of our farm’s produce or flowers? We are exploring options for a new Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) project for the summer season. A CSA is a pre-ordered, prepaid share in a farm’s harvest. Although many CSAs require a seasonal or annual…

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