Floret Flower

Erin Benzakein Erin Benzakein is the founder of Floret and the face of the company. Considered one of the nation’s leading “farmer florists,” – a term she has helped popularize to describe those skilled at both flower farming and floral design – Erin is an accomplished photographer, author, teacher, entrepreneur and winner of the 2014…

Berkshire Shepherd Huts

The shepherd’s hut (or shepherd’s wagon) was used in the 19th and 20th century by shepherds during sheep raising and lambing. They were also used while moving flocks around for “natural fertilizer” purposes. Shepherd’s huts often had iron wheels and corrugated iron tops. Sometimes the sides were also made of corrugated iron. One story depicts…