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There’s A Good Chance Your Valentine’s Flowers Come From Colombia

An employee places bouquets on shelves in Bogotá on Feb. 1, as Colombia prepares to export flowers for Valentine

The country is the top flower exporter to the U.S. When the pandemic hit, farmers feared they’d have to destroy flower beds and lay off thousands of workers. Here’s why that didn’t happen.

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