Wednesday, May 22, 2013

come on out... Dragonfly Farm Open House!


Dragonfly Farm
Spring Open House 
June 2, 2013
10:00am - 3:00pm

Please join us for a day in the garden.
Enjoy art, food, drink, demonstrations and good company
Focusing on outdoor wares, garden art, entertaining, food and health.

Here is a sampling of what will be available.  More to come...

Visit our website for the most current information

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Ariel's Food

Local chef and specialty food crafter, Ariel Ross, will be sampling part of her line of gluten free Almond Florentine Cookies + Savory Almond Snacks. Taste and learn about her many pairing suggestions and options for your dinner table and beyond.  Also, check out Ariel's new addition of Apothecary Healing Lotion! This all natural lotion makes an excellent gift for chefs, gardeners, welders, brides, friends, graduates, babies, dishwashers, carpenters, moms, fathers, and more!

Anne Loarie

Anne's art is an attempt to capture that breathless moment when beauty is about to slip between  fingers and disappear.  It evokes whimsy and nostalgia.  It is a tribute to the flamboyancy of nature's blooms and greenery and is partnered with other soulful materials because life is full of unexpected harmony.
All of the materials have been collected locally in Sonoma County and surrounding area and all flora has been hand selected and pressed by Anne.

Chris Herrod

Singer/Songwriter
Will be performing 2 sets.
Children's folk songs
Original music rock and folk
Times TBD

Country Industrial

At Country Industrial we spend our days rummaging through heaps of scrap metal and old wood piles looking for that perfect piece of junk. Once found we take it back to the shop and breathe new life into it. Turning a scratched up pipe into a beautiful new vase or creating a stylish coffee table out of a discarded hardwood shipping crate are examples of the many recreations we may make.

http://www.countryindustrial.com

Dragonfly Floral 

Flowers speak to us all in a silent language that needs no translation. Flowers are offered for every occasion in our lives from the greatest celebrations and sorrows to the quieter messages that reach out to say everything from I love you- to just wanted to cheer you up. Garden flowers and herbs with their vibrant or subtle fragrances are true aromatherapy and carry the message straight to the heart
 

Welcome to a country garden just minutes from the Healdsburg Plaza. Drive slowly up the pot-holed gravel road, stopping to eavesdrop on a private conversation between two tiny ducks or wait a bit while a herd of ducks weave back and forth in front of your car. At the end of the driveway, a giant cactus will usher you into the garden where you can enjoy the peace and the beauty we hope to share with you.
Dragonfly Farm is a working 6 acre organic flower garden. Our seasonal offerings are immense and varied, New things are planted constantly to supply our floral designs, to feed our spirits, our families and the wildlife. We replaced what had been a monoculture with a diverse environment that supports an increasingly more diverse population of birds, bees, and other beneficial insects.

http://www.DragonflyFloral.com

 theGreenGrocer 

Joe theGreenGrocer will be selling wonderful handcrafted and delicious food for your dining pleasure.  Real food on real plates!

http://www.windsorgreengrocer.com/

Kim Dow Made This

Handmade & reclaimed paper notions and stationery + other miscellany.

kim dow made this

Karin Tredrea

Personalized Essential Oil Blends and Room Sprays
Talk with Karin Tredrea, certified massage therapist and Ayurvedic intern, about your strengths and challenges and try out a a blend of essential oils that will help keep you in balance.  Blends can be used in carrier oils for massage, in salt scrubs, in steam inhalations or room sprays.  Scent is one of our most powerful healing tools and can be a great inspiration for daily self care.

Karin will also be available for 10-minute face and tongue assessments which will introduce the idea of your constitution according to Ayurveda, India's ancient health science.  Questions and conversations about Ayurveda welcome all day!

Flour Girl 

here's a sample of possible offerings... everything is subject to change!

cupcakes
fresh fruit pie-lettes
ice cream sandwiches
assortment of old-fashioned candies

Flour Girl is dedicated to small production of lovely and scrumptious baked goods from scratch.
Always using seasonal and fresh ingredients... local and organic whenever possible... the focus is on flavor... you won't find any fake, fancy schmancy goo here! And in the interest of keeping it local and keeping the carbon footprint small, the girl delivers in Cloverdale... by bike!

Yoga on Center

Jenn Russo from Yoga on Center will be offering a family yoga class in the willow circle from 12-12:30

She'll also be sharing information about all of the wonderful things they have going on over at the studio.

Yoga on Center and Dragonfly Floral are teaming up to offer yoga in our willow circle.  Starting Monday June 17th, 9am-10am Mixed level yoga (with childcare) 10:15am-11:00am Family yoga for all ages.
www.yogaoncenter.com 

Bring us your stuff... 

Jars, cans, plastic containers - anything similar in size that will hold water - we want to give it new purpose!  With the help of our generous volunteers we have been donating flowers to theHealdsburg Food Pantry twice a week.  Please join us in arranging flowers for them on Mondays and Thursdays 8:30am-10:00am

We are also collecting old and mismatched high heeled shoes to decorate for the Northern Sonoma County Health Care Foundation's Wine Women and Shoes event.  July 27, 2013.

Dragonfly Floral
425 Westside Road
Healdsburg, California 95448
707-433-3739

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