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December, 2018

Furoshiki Gifting Workshop

Friday, December 14

10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Taught by Anne Berman
$50

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Join us for the ultimate homemade gift-giving workshop! We will blend three jars of Café Osage spice mix and wrap them up in the Furoshiki style with hand dyed silk scarves. While your scarves soak in a natural dye of Madder root, you will hand-mix and package the Café Osage spice blends for a beautiful and tasty holiday gift. All supplies will be provided and you will leave with your packaged goods to give to family or friends. This workshop involves the use of dye so please dress accordingly in old clothing and shoes that may be stained. Workshop is limited to 10 people.

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Modern Calligraphy

Saturday, December 15

SOLD OUT
10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Taught by Katherine Yabes of Handwritten by Katherine
$65


Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Learn the art of calligraphy with a modern twist! Professional Calligrapher, Katherine Yabes, of Handwritten by Katherine will expertly guide you through an introduction to calligraphy. Learn all the basic lettering techniques, get comfortable using a pointed pen and ink, and practice joining letters and forming words and phrases. Take home the pen, nib, ink, and worksheets to continue your practice at home. Light snacks will be provided. Workshop is limited to 12 participants. 

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Herbal Bath Soaks

Tuesday, December 18

11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Taught by Drew Dinges
$40

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Homemade herbal bath soaks are the perfect addition to any self-care routine especially during the dry winter months. In this class, Drew will help you hand mix your own botanically inspired salt soaks using all natural ingredients and the perfect blend of essential oils and dried herbs. Attendees will walk away with two custom blended herbal bath soaks to gift to friends or keep for a winter self-care treat. Workshop is limited to 12 people. 

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Holiday Bouquet Bar

Friday, December 21

10:00 A.M. - until we sell out
 

We will have an array of lovely flowers set-up for you to choose from. Come make a fresh flower bouquet just in time for your holiday get-togethers.

Compote Floral Arranging

Saturday, December 22

10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Taught by Larysa Bernhardt of Iris Barn
$75

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Immerse yourself in the dramatic, floral world of Larysa Bernhardt of Iris Barn. Larysa grows and forages flowers on her small scale farm to create romantic arrangements with layers of colors and textures. Through this hands-on class you will learn how to create your own beautiful centerpiece with tips from Larysa. The stunning arrangement you create, along with the vessel and flower frog, are yours to take home and enjoy for the holidays. Everyone from a flower-loving novice to an experienced designer will walk away inspired with new skills. Workshop is limited to 12 people.

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Create Your Own Terrarium

Friday, December 28

SOLD OUT
2:00 - 3:00 P.M.
Taught by Kathie Hoyer
$30

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Create your own terrarium with our expert assistance! We will guide you through the soil layering process, help pick out beautiful plant combinations and suggest ways to personalize your terrarium. Price includes all soil layers plus three plants but does not include the glass container. Please bring your own glass container and any personal items such as stones or shells that you would like to include in your terrarium. If you would like to purchase your container from Bowood please do so at least one day prior to the workshop. Workshop is limited to 10 people.  

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

January, 2019

An Introduction to Sashiko Embroidery

Saturday, January 5

10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Taught by Casey York of Casey York Design
$45

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Sashiko embroidery originated in Japanese textile arts, in which decorative straight stitch patterns were used to mend and reinforce homespun fabrics. Despite its traditional roots, the abstract motifs typical of this meditative hand-stitching technique lend themselves perfectly to modern design. In this workshop, Casey will introduce sashiko materials, the basic stitch, and help you begin to embellish a tea towel.All materials and supplies are provided, and you’ll go home with your tea towel, sashiko needle and thread. Since this is a longer workshop, Café Osage will provide baked goods for a snack.Workshop is limited to 10 participants. 

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Staghorn Fern Mounting

Saturday, January 5

2:00 - 3:00 P.M. 
Taught by Anne Berman
$35

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

In this workshop, learn how to make your own mounted staghorn fern plaque. Staghorn ferns are epiphytes that only need water and air to survive and grow naturally on trees, making them the perfect plant for mounting. You will be provided with all the materials needed to create your own plaque to take home. Workshop is limited to 10 people. 

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

An Introduction to Healing Crystals

Sunday, January 6

2:00 - 3:00 P.M.
Taught by Drew Dinges
$10

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Immerse yourself in the mystical world of healing crystals with the expert guidance of Drew Dinges. He will share how to choose the right crystals to enhance your physical, mental and emotional balance. Follow his tips on how to care, cleanse, and charge your crystal collection to unlock their full potential. 

 Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start of the workshop or class. No refunds will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. There are no exceptions to this policy. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Create Your Own Terrarium

Friday, January 11

11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Taught by Kathie Hoyer
$30

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Create your own terrarium with our expert assistance! We will guide you through the soil layering process, help pick out beautiful plant combinations and suggest ways to personalize your terrarium. Price includes all soil layers plus three plants but does not include the glass container. Please bring your own glass container and any personal items such as stones or shells that you would like to include in your terrarium. If you would like to purchase your container from Bowood please do so at least one day prior to the workshop. Workshop is limited to 10 people.  

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Olive Tree Watercoloring

Saturday, January 12

10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Taught by Amy Woods
$60

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Learn how to create loose and unique paintings of an olive tree topiary in a beautiful terracotta pot. Artist and gardener, Amy Woods will lead this workshop where you will get to know your palette and explore what makes painting with watercolor unique. This class is open to all levels of experience. All materials will be provided and you’ll go home with your own palette and paintbrush. Workshop is limited to 12 participants.

Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start of the workshop or class. No refunds will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. There are no exceptions to this policy. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Herbal Scrubs

Sunday, January 13

2:00 - 3:30 P.M.
Taught by Drew Dinges
$35

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Homemade herbal scrubs are the perfect addition to any self care routine especially during the dry winter months. They also come in handy after a day of working in the garden to remove dirt and grime from your hands, leaving them soft and rejuvenated. In this class, Drew will help you design and hand mix your own botanically inspired scrubs using all natural ingredients and the perfect blend of essential oils and dried herbs. Attendees will walk away with two custom blended scrubs, one sugar and one salt. Workshop is limited to 12 people. 

 Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start of the workshop or class. No refunds will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. There are no exceptions to this policy. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Beginner's Basket Weaving

Saturday, January 19

1:00 - 4:00 P.M.
Taught by Francie Null
$45

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Learn the art of basket weaving in this introductory workshop with basket weaver Francie Null. Francie will teach you how to weave reeds together to create a small basket perfect for trinkets or a small plant. The small workshop size will allow for lots of one-on-one guidance and instruction. This beginner’s class is the perfect way to learn the basic principles of basket weaving. Since this is a longer workshop, Café Osage will provide baked goods for a snack.Workshop is limited to 6 people. 

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Herbal Tea Blending with Big Heart Tea Co.

Saturday, January 19

10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Taught by Lisa Govro
$30

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Join Lisa of Big Heart Tea Co. and learn how to create your own custom herbal tea blend. Lisa will discuss the many holistic ways to incorporate herbal wellness into your daily routine. Learn about the energetics of blending a tea for health and the properties of each herb. Everyone will leave with 2 oz. of their custom herbal tea blend. Class is limited to 15 people.

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Kitchen Windowsill Herb Seed Starting

Tuesday, January 22

11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Taught by Drew Dinges
$20

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Bring a touch of spring to your window sill and learn how to start your very own indoor herb garden. In this class, attendees will learn the dos and don’ts of indoor herb seed starting, along with growing tips to help your culinary cultivations thrive. Drew will walk you through the potting of three different herbs by seed and provide recipe cards for some of his favorite herbal concoctions. Workshop is limited to 12 people.

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Design Your Vegetable Garden

Friday, January 25

10:00 - 11:30 P.M.
Taught by Kathie Hoyer
$15

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Design your vegetable garden with our expert assistance. Using the square foot gardening method, Kathie will show you how to grow a variety of vegetables in varying spaces and conditions. Practice arranging your favorite veggies into templates of four different mini-garden sites. In the second half of the class, you’ll have the opportunity to apply what you’ve practiced to your own personalized garden layout. There will be opportunity for suggestions and guidance as you sketch your own garden space. Workshop is limited to 10 people.

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Design Your Vegetable Garden

Saturday, January 26

10:00 - 11:30 P.M.
Taught by Kathie Hoyer
$15

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Design your vegetable garden with our expert assistance. Using the square foot gardening method, Kathie will show you how to grow a variety of vegetables in varying spaces and conditions. Practice arranging your favorite veggies into templates of four different mini-garden sites. In the second half of the class, you’ll have the opportunity to apply what you’ve practiced to your own personalized garden layout. There will be opportunity for suggestions and guidance as you sketch your own garden space. Workshop is limited to 10 people.

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Modern Calligraphy

Saturday, January 26

1:00 - 4:00 P.M.
Taught by Katherine Yabes of Handwritten by Katherine
$65

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Learn the art of calligraphy with a modern twist! Professional Calligrapher, Katherine Yabes, of Handwritten by Katherinewill expertly guide you through an introduction to calligraphy. Learn all the basic lettering techniques, get comfortable using a pointed pen and ink, and practice joining letters and forming words and phrases. Take home the pen, nib, ink, and worksheets to continue your practice at home. Since this is a longer workshop, Café Osage will provide baked goods for a snack.Workshop is limited to 12 participants. 

Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start date. No refunds or transfers will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or transfers will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Succulent Propagation and Care

Tuesday, January 29

11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Taught by David Jones
$10

Call 314-454-6868 to reserve your spot

Propagation is a great way to revive your tired and stretched out succulents. Learn the different methods and components of succulent propagation, and see it in action! We will also discuss ongoing care and maintenance of your succulents.  

Bowood reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule a workshop or class to adjust for enrollment. If Bowood cancels a workshop or class, you may transfer to another workshop or class or receive a full refund. Notice of withdrawal from a workshop or class must be made at least 14 days prior to the start of the workshop or class. No refunds will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds will be given for workshops or classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. There are no exceptions to this policy. Please email events@bowoodfarms.com if you wish to withdraw from a workshop or class. 

Cafe Osage Harvest Dinner Series

Wednesday, January 30


Cocktails begin at 6:30 P.M. 

We’re taking a break from the winter landscape and soaking up some green in this season’s Harvest Dinner Series. Start the night sipping botanical cocktails and enjoying light hors d’oeuvres in the plant filled interior of Bowood Farms. Then enjoy a 4-course plated dinner on our harvest table tucked neatly into the plant filled oasis.

This is a ticketed event with limited seating. We suggest that you book tickets early before they sell out! For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select the "Harvest Dinner" reservation option. 

Cafe Osage Harvest Dinner Series

Thursday, January 31

SOLD OUT
Cocktails begin at 6:30 P.M. 

We’re taking a break from the winter landscape and soaking up some green in this season’s Harvest Dinner Series. Start the night sipping botanical cocktails and enjoying light hors d’oeuvres in the plant filled interior of Bowood Farms. Then enjoy a 4-course plated dinner on our harvest table tucked neatly into the plant filled oasis.

This is a ticketed event with limited seating. We suggest that you book tickets early before they sell out! For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select the "Harvest Dinner" reservation option.