JULY & AUGUST Events at The Barn

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Every month we have a variety of exciting family-friendly events going on here at Valley Forge Flowers, and they all take place at The Barn right across the way from the main VFF shop! See below for all the fun we’ve got going on in July & August.

COOKING WORKSHOP

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  • FOODIE ALERT! The Barn will host a special Guest Chef event on Thursday, September 17th, starting at 1:00 PM. Carrie Morey, author of Callie’s Biscuits and Southern Traditions, will prepare heirloom family recipes from her popular cookbook. We’ll serve plenty of southern classics, including a biscuit bar, sweet tea, cobbler & more. Reservations are required! Pre-order the $30 cookbook by August 17th to reserve your spot & receive a 20% off Callie’s coupon. Call the Barn for details: 610-687-5566.
  • MAKE & TAKE SERIES
    EXPLORING CARRIE MOREY’S CALLIE’S BISCUITS AND SOUTHERN TRADITIONS
    – $25 per person.  Learn to make this delicious southern classic, and then take it home to enjoy with your family!  You may make additional portions to take home for $15 each.

    • Pimento Cheese Shrimp and Grits
      Thursday, July 23, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    • Frito Pie with Little League Chili
      Thursday, August 20, 2:00 pm or 4:00 pm

PLANTING

  • MINIATURE FARM WORKSHOP – $50 per person
    Saturday, July 11, 11:00 – 12:00 noon
    We’ll supply the container, soil, gravel, plants and a few farm friends!
  • BUTTERFLY CONTAINER GARDENS – $50 per person
    Sunday, July 19, 11:00 – 12:00 noon
    Attract these beauties to your patio with containers full of plants they love.

  • SUCCULENT CONTAINERS – $50 per person
    Saturday, July 25, 11:00 – 12:00 noon
    Create a succulent garden using textures as well as colors
  • FAIRY GARDEN WORKSHOPS – $50 per person
    Call ahead to schedule your Fairy Garden Workshop
    Join this popular workshop. We’ll supply the container, soil, gravel, plants and instruction along with a little fairy, too.. Additional decorations are sold separately.

ESPECIALLY FOR CHILDREN

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VICTORY GARDEN SERIES – $25 per class Tuesdays, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Hands-on gardening and cooking activities for children. Lessons & recipes derived from Amanda Grant’s Cook School. See our BLOG for more detailed info on this event!

  • LADYBUGS! They’re good for your garden because they eat bad bugs!  Learn how to attract and house ladybugs.  Take some home to your own garden.  Cooking lesson: “Ladybug” treats! Tuesday, July 14
  • FIREFLIES glow in the dark!  Make your own firefly jar.
    Cooking lesson: Fun neon treats!
    Tuesday, July 28
  • HUMMINGBIRDS! Make your own hummingbird feeder.
    Cooking lesson: Bird’s nest treats!
    Tuesday, August 11
  • PROTECT THE BEES! We’ll learn why bees are so important.
    We’ll taste a variety of honeys and make honey butter & hot biscuits.
    Tuesday, August 25

Have any questions or want to get monthly emails to find out what events are going on at Valley Forge Flowers? Give us a call or stop in and we’ll add your email address to our mailing list! 610-687-5566

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