The Certified American Grown Council

The American Grown Certification program is now led by a representative governing council of its membership.  The members of the council are flower and greens farmers from throughout the United States who are committed to a unified promotional and advocacy effort that establishes an identifiable and iconic brand that communicates to the public the domestic origins as well as the high quality, freshness and consistency of local American Grown Flowers.

Each council member represents one of the program’s seven districts.

District 1.  Rita Jo Shoultz, Alaska Perfect Peonies

District 2. – • Lane DeVries, Sun Valley Floral Farms • Benno Dobbe, Holland America Flowers • Linda Giovannozzi, Mobi’s • Mellano & Co., Bruce Brady

District 3. – Diane Szukovathy, Jello Mold Farms

District 4.  – Frank Arnosky, Texas Specialty Cut Flowers

District 5. – Quinton Tschetter, Tschetter’s Flowers

District 6. – Andrea Gagnon, Lynnvale Farm

District 7. – • David Register, Fern Trust • Position 2: Vacant

Public Advisory Member – Debra Prinzing, SlowFlowers.com

Thank you to the following organization for their support and seed funding for the Certified American Grown flowers program.

American Grown Sponsors

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