This holiday season join us on the farm as we learn new skills and build community. Each workshop is lead by a local artist, entrepreneur or educator knowledgable in their field and ready to walk you through step by step. Fill your holidays with homemade gifts, tasty treats and festive decor. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine or light refreshments while you create, learn and mingle.
Ticket proceeds support workshop educators and future education programs on the farm. All ticket costs are tax-deductible. Workshop spaces are limited, please reserve your space ahead of time.
Workshops run every Saturday and Sunday, December 7 through December 22, from 3:00pm-5:00pm at Fairview Gardens.
Indigo Dyeing Workshop with The Salty Hen
DECEMBER 7, 2019
Learn how to dye with Indigo! This plant-based dyeing workshop will walk you through the basics of Shibori dyeing and the process of using plants as a natural textile dye. Create unique patterns and designs and bring home your own tea towel. Wrap it up and give it as a special homemade gift to a loved one this holiday season or spruce up your holiday parties with the blue hue’s of Indigo.
Wine, light refreshments and all supplies and materials included!
Holiday Wreath Making with Leah Dull
DECEMBER 8, 2019
Join us for a festive farm fresh holiday wreath making class! These aren’t your mama’s wreaths: they’re full of fresh eucalyptus, greenery, and flowers to help make your botanical dreams come true. Choose from 2 styles of wreaths and learn how to create a fragrant wreath for your home this season. You’ll leave on a holiday high with a few new friends.
Light refreshments and wine included!
This class is for both the advanced and novice florist.
Optional: Bring your pruners, florist scissors or garden gloves!
Wine Tasting 101 with Lindsey Reed and Drew Cuddy
DECEMBER 14, 2019
Tasting and cheering with some of the world’s best organic/biodynamic wines. Join us to celebrate the jolly season with some amazing wine and helpful pairings with your holiday meals. Learn about the soils and geology that make up these yummy wines, while also receiving brief history on them
Sourdough Bread Workshop with Riviera Bread
DECEMBER 15, 2019
Needle Felting Workshop with The Salty Hen
DECEMBER 21, 2019
Learn how to needle felt this holiday season and add a soft textile accent to your holiday decor! In this class we will learn step by step how to make homemade felted fairies and angels. Keep your masterpiece for yourself or wrap them up and gift them to a loved one.
Print Making with Madi Manson
DECEMBER 22, 2019
Join Madi Manson of Snack Gallery for a screen printing party! At this workshop you will be provided with all the supplies to design and screen print your canvas tote bag. Through the process of cut paper stencils and open screens, you can create the perfect gift for yourself or a loved one. Ample instruction and inspiration available for printers of all experience levels.