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Why local flowers?

It's time to re-establish our connection to the grower and experience flowers with scent and soul, the way nature intended. Local farming grants us access to delicate and heirloom varieties that are less widely available, while cutting out a major chunk of the waste produced from imports. In the same vein as the slow food movement, we believe it's important to know that your flowers are being grown with sustainable practices and the people who bring them to you are being treated fairly and paid a living wage.


By building relationships with local growers, we encourage them to persevere in this challenging vocation and we gain more appreciation for seasonal flowers and foliage. Buy some dahlias fresh from the field and I guarantee you'll be anxiously anticipating August along with those local growers next year.

Who can shop at the market? 

We have opened up our Wednesday morning and Friday morning markets to all wholesale buyers, whether or not they have purchased a Buyer's Pass. You will need to provide a copy of your sales tax license. In order to pre-order, you'll still need a Buyer's Pass. We do not sell to the public. If you're not a wholesale buyer, we recommend ordering flowers through a local florist or buying bulk buckets from one of our participating farms.

Can I pre-order product? 

Yes! In order to access our online shop and pre-order, you'll need to purchase a Buyer's Pass which you can do here. You will need to complete an application and provide a valid sales tax license. The pass fee is $50 and is good for one year from date of purchase. Once you become a registered buyer, you will receive access to the online shop where product availability is updated weekly. You can start ordering Tuesday at 8:00am for the following week's pickup. Ordering closes at 2pm on Monday for that week's market. We also take further advance orders by email and reserve those flowers with our growers.

How do I pick up my order?

The main market is open Wednesdays from April through October, 7am to 1pm and Fridays in August and September 9am to1pm. We are located at 9975 W. 20th Ave Lakewood, CO. We have also opened a second southern market location to serve buyers in the Colorado Springs area. You can select "Colorado Springs Pickup" at checkout and pick up your order at Gather Mountain Blooms on Wednesdays from 7am-2pm at 5210 US 85 Colorado Springs, CO. The Southern market is open June through September.


Please bring your own buckets for transporting your purchases and be prepared to pay for all of your items at the time of pick-up, including pre-orders. Checks or credit cards are accepted.

Do you deliver? 

Yes! You can choose delivery or market pick-up at checkout. Delivery prices are based on your location and range from $10 - $50. All deliveries are on Wednesday.

How do I sell my flowers at the market?

We are no longer accepting grower applications for 2022. Please check back at the end of 2022 as we look ahead to the next season. Preference is given to those with experience producing high quality flowers and foliage for professional florists and designers and those who use sustainable growing practices. We are looking for a product offering that is desirable to a buyer's pool of event florists and retail florists, and are currently interested in adding more early-season flowers.

Who is organizing the Collective?

Hi! I'm Stefanie Hofmeister, the Owner and Market Manager. While spending the past two years working on a local flower farm, I was impressed by the lengths some florists were going to procure locally grown flowers for their retail shops and event work; often traveling to multiple farms to gather the necessary product each week. I was also struck by the amount of time that was given over to administrative tasks on the growers' side in order to coordinate those sales.


Inspired by other regional flower markets 

(Seattle Wholesale Grower's Market, Twin Cities Flower

Exchange, Michigan Flower Growers Cooperative,

Sonoma Flower Mart, Piedmont Wholesale Flowers),

I decided to establish a hub for buying and selling

Colorado--grown flowers. By creating a more streamlined

process, I hope to encourage more customers to

experience the quality of these amazing flowers and

allow our farmers to continue focusing on the demands

of growing. Join me!

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