One Million Degrees


Flowers for Dreams has a long history of funding increased access to education. In fact, our company got its start at a graduation ceremony, selling bouquets to parents in order to provide backpacks for students in need.  Since then, we’ve gone from funding school supplies with Supplies for Dreams to supporting mentorship for middle school students at SPARK Chicago, […]

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Why Milwaukee


Today we launch our first market outside of Chicago. A dream four years in the making. After spending the past 50 months (can’t believe it’s been that long) iterating in Chicago, perfecting our craft and quality, building out the supply chain, investing in brand, and getting the right people in place, we feel we’re ready […]

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Meet: Our Wedding Designers


Jason Williquette “Creating is living doubly.” – Albert Camus Favorite Charity of the Year Random Acts of Flowers Must Have Flowers Big, lush, hydrangea in every color and shade! Best Part about Weddings As cheesy as it may sound, knowing that I am part of someone’s happiest, most treasured moments still gives me goosebumps when I see my […]

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Farm Profile: Mayneland Farms


Mayneland Farm is a 15-acre farm in Naperville, IL. In operation since 1976, owner Jeremy Mayne has been running the farm since 1980. Spring through Fall, Mayneland’s farm stand is open daily, keeping the community stocked on fresh vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey, and berries. And of course, flowers!  

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Fighting Cancer with Food


Many of us have experienced what’s it’s like to watch a loved one battle cancer. Some feel helpless, everyone frustrated, many overwhelmed, being forced to confront so many different trials and tribulations along the way. It is an emotional and stressful journey for the patient, as well as their close friends and family. Seemingly mundane […]

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No Empty Backpacks Day


It’s that time of year! Kids are heading back to school and we couldn’t think of a better time to launch our very first Milwaukee charity initiative: #NoEmptyBackpacks. The campaign takes us back to our roots by donating a backpack with school supplies for every bouquet sold. All August long, our Wisconsin flowers will fund […]

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Bouquets for Backpacks


This blog is written by our Co-Founder & CEO Steven Dyme. In the summer of 2010, my cofounder Jo and I set out to sell a few dozen roses outside our old high school’s graduation. For each dozen sold, our plan was to donate a backpack with school supplies to one of the Chicago Public Schools students I tutored a summer earlier. […]

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