How can I start a local flow run?

Prefect 2.0

Calling a function decorated with @flow() is all you need to start a flow run.

from prefect import flow

def my_favorite_function():
    print("This function doesn't do much")
    return 42

state = my_favorite_function()
# This function doesn't do much

Prefect 1.0

You can add into your script, or you can leverage the CLI:

prefect run -p /path/to/your/