Queensland growers spread cheer during record floods

Darling Downs farmers Jamie Rother and Caroline Azria are no strangers to what Mother Nature can dish out. "Over the past few years we've had floods, hail, drought, pretty much everything," Mr. Rother said.

So when their truckload of produce destined for Brisbane markets couldn't make it due to floodwaters this week, they decided it was time for a random act of kindness — in fact, 2,000 random acts of kindness. 

"We had 2,000 sunflower blooms destined for the markets and didn't want them to go to waste, so we went to local hospitals and aged care homes and handed them out," Mr. Rother said. He said it felt like the right thing to do during a disaster.

"Farmers go into farming with a purpose: to clothe people or feed people and, as flower farmers, our purpose is to spread joy to people," Mr Rother said.

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