Jams and Jellies Class When: Saturday, June 8th at 10 am Where: On the farm...of course! Cost: $30 per person...all participants need to be over the age 8. Join master food preserver Jolene O'Neal for a fun class making both jams and jellies. You will get direct instruction, learn technique and will get to take home the goodies you make! Andrea will also have a selection of tasty from the farm treats for you to nosh on while you work. Sign up by e-mail, Facebook or phone.
Farm to Table-Southern BBQ We are going to be kicking off the summer with a southern style pit BBQ! There will we pulled BBQ pork, slaw, beans, pie and more. James Kindle will be playing live music! Echo Ridge Winery and Burnt Field Brewing will be serving local wines and beers. Ticket price includes one drink token, dinner, and entertainment.
Buy tickets under the BLACK ACRE SHOP page above! Cost: $35 Must be 21 years of age or older to attend.
Annual Lavender Wreath Making
Sunday June 23rd at 4:30 pm Join me on the farm for an evening of wreath making fun! We will cut fresh lavender, learn a few tricks to create a beautiful lavender wreath and enjoy a glass of wine (or two).
There will be two wreath sizes available, please choose the size you are planning to make when you purchase your ticket. Purchase tickets by going to the BLACK ACRE SHOP page above.
14" round wreath: $30
20" round wreath: $40
Interested in being a vendor? No fees! Just bring your used, new, vintage or antique stuff to the farm on Saturday, April 6th from 9 am to 3 pm. Send us a message, call or e-mail if you are interested in reserving a vendor spot.
Irish Soda Bread and Bag Class
In this fun class you will learn how to make a delicious loaf of Irish soda bread and you will also learn how to sew a linen bread bag. By the end of the class you will have a one of a kind bread bag with a tasty loaf of soda bread and the recipe to take home. I will provide all the materials and supplies! Just bring your favorite apron and an appetite.
Class Size Limited to 8 - CLASS FULL
Cost: $25 per person
To reverse your spot please pay ahead by going to the Black Acre Shop page and selecting the Bread and Bag class.
Soap Making 101
When: Sunday, February 24th. 2-4pm Where: Black Acre Farm Cost: $60 -supply costs have gone up :( Soap Making for Beginners: - We will go over basic safety procedures - Discuss ratios, ingredients, soap design and the curing process Each participant will: - learn the process of making soap from scratch - make a 9-10 bar batch of soap - go home with supplies to make another batch of soap (9-10 more bars) That's 18-20 bars! Class size limited to 6, so let me know asap if you would like to sign up. Payment due before class to reserve your spot. Included in price: enough supplies to make 18-20 bars of soap -Oils -Goat Milk -Lye -Essential Oils -Colors/Botanicals -Silicone/Wood reusable soap mold
Love brunch? Love getting your creative juices flowing? Love mimosas and paint? Join us for a fun creative brunch on the farm. We will learn some of the basics of painting bisque ware as we snack on tasty farm fresh treats. Each guest will be given two mugs to paint and personalize during the class. The mugs will be fired in the farm's kiln and then hand delivered or shipped (for additional fee) to the guests. This class is open to ages 8 and up. Cost: $25 per guest (includes 2 mugs and brunch) Only 10 spots available. E-mail, fill out a contact form, or private message us to reserve your spot!
Florals on the Farm
Come join us for some holiday fun at a class that will bring out your creative side while learning how to make fresh flower arrangements. Perfect for gift giving or decoration your home for the holidays. You will make an all natural arrangement with fresh greens in a farmhouse container from the Portland Floral Market and learn the steps to create something special working with flowers and greens to create your own creations in the future. Class will include how to use multiple containers, supplies you need to keep your make your arrangement and keep fresh for as along as possible. Additionally, you will learn how to hand tie bows like the florists to and use them on gifts to give that WOW factor. You are welcome to bring a small item to incorporate in your arrangement if you have something you love for the holiday but not necessary. Ideas would be candle, snowmen, reindeer or something special to your family.
Please bring your own sturdy garden shears, gloves for handling greens if you have sensitivity in the garden, and dress warm. We will make beautiful creations while enjoying the company of our friends and neighbors. Class is limited to 8. If additional space is needed another class will be added the same day.
We are prepping up for our annual Fall Festival Day! This year will be the best yet. Besides the usual hayrides, pumpkin picking and fresh donuts we will be offering the chance to practice your cider pressing skills, get your face painted, play games, get your craft on and more! This is a one day only event....it is a lot of work, but soooo worth it. This year all pumpkin sales will go to the Lexington Community Grange Scholarship Fund, benefiting south Morrow County graduating seniors.
When: Saturday, October 20th from 10 am to 4 pm Where: Black Acre Farm Cost: Hayrides free and games free!
Soap Making 101
Come Soap It Up! When: Sunday, November 4, 3-5 pm- This date has been canceled, but we will reschedule soon! Where: Black Acre Farm How to sign up: message us on Facebook, e-mail or fill out contact form.
Soap Making for Beginners: - We will go over basic safety procedures - Discuss ratios, ingredients, soap design and the curing process Each participant will: - learn the process of making soap from scratch - make a 9-10 bar batch of soap - go home with supplies to make another batch of soap Great for holiday gifts! Class cost: $55 Class size limited to 6, so let me know asap if you would like to sign up. Payment due at class. Included in price: enough supplies to make 18-20 bars of soap -Oils -Goat Milk -Lye -Essential Oils -Colors/Botanicals -Silicone/Wood reusable soap mold
Lavender Wreath Making
Coming Again in June of 2019 Join me on the farm for an evening of wreath making fun! We will cut fresh lavender, learn a few tricks to create a beautiful lavender wreath and enjoy a glass of wine (or two).
There will be two wreath sizes available, please choose the size you are planning to make when you purchase your ticket.