Photo by Robert Jaffe of artist Betty LaDuke’s 6 feet tall carved and painted wood panel of a flower farmer cutting colorful flowers with a harvest tool, on the fields of Le Mera Gardens.
LAND STEWARDSHIP
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While we at Le Mera Gardens and Fry Family Farm think of ourselves as long time local farmers, our work in Southern Oregon ...

Time-lapse of a purple dahlia blooming, petals unfurled to full-sized flower on a black background.  Opening shot of BLOOM, a short documentary about Joan Ewer Thorndike and Le Mera Gardens, by Joanne Feinberg.
DOCUMENTARY SHORT
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The opening frame of “BLOOM” features a dahlia blooming in time-lapse, with petals unfurling to a full-sized flower.

Accompanied ...

Flower farmer Joan Thorndike harvesting tall fresh delphinium and ruby colored snapdragons on Le Mera Gardens open field in Ashland Oregon.
THE OREGONIAN
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There's a field of good reasons to buy local flowers. Just look around. In June and July, every state in the U.S. is producing ...

Joan Ewer Thorndike of Le Mera Gardens presenter at the Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference in Portland, Oregon.
CAPITAL PRESS
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Joan Ewer Thorndike owns Le Mera Gardens, an organic cut flower business based in Ashland, Ore. “We don't have automation,” ...

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Photos by David Perry, Ann Nguyen, Rob Jaffe, Isabella Thorndike Church, Rick Urbanski