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Magenta Dahlia flower grown on STEMS Wayland Massachusetts farm

Dahlia’s: More Than Just a Flower

Dahlias, dahling: these beautiful, multicolored, multifaceted blooms have been in existence for hundreds of years. Dahlias are native to Mexico and Central America...

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Catherine McGonagle, STEMS Co-Founder & President, holding orange tulips

Women in Business

STEMS actively supports and nurtures women in business. STEMS founder Cassie McGonagle watched her mother, co-founder Lisa Nickerson, make her way to the top...

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Catherine McGonagle, STEMS Co-Founder & President, holding two buckets of pink tulips

Sustainability at STEMS

STEMS is committed to sustainability – the process of green, livable, vibrant, cyclical practices that become entrenched through time and dedication...

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Hands picking flowers out of dirt

STEMS Connect Program

STEMS is down to its roots in community-based service learning, and is ready to get down and dirty with Wayland High School students – in the healthiest way possible...

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