Signature Chef Evening with Gregory Smith

BARN LOGOOctober Signature Chef Evening
Join us as we welcome executive chef of Avenue Kitchen, Gregory Smith for this month’s chef evening. Greg will do a cooking demo followed by a three course meal.

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Thursday, October 22nd 6:00 – 8:30 PM
$75 per person – registration required
Limited to 14 people. BYOB.
Call 610-687-5566 to reserve your spot
A little back story about Greg- he has worked for notable chefs such as George Perrier, Jean-Marie La Croix and Chris Scarduzio after attending both the Art Institute of Philadelphia and the Culinary Institute of America. Chef Greg combines the freshest, finest ingredients to present simple and approachable, modern American foods. He is now executive chef at Avenue Kitchen located in our sister towns Villanova and Glen Mills. Uncomplicated, American cuisine, located in an urban beauty in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Avenue Kitchen presents an industrial chic interior adorned by white exposed brick and low lights that evoke a feeling of welcome and timelessness.
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What’s on the menu for the evening:
Avenue Kitchen meatballs:
beef/pork/veal, marinara sauce, cheesy garlic bread
Halibut Français:
basmati rice, butternut squash, lemon caper sauce
Ricotta beignets: cinnamon sugar, blueberry jam

Don’t forget to call The Barn to reserve your spot for our chef evening with Gregory Smith. Space is limited and tickets go fast! 610-687-5566

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September Events & Workshops at The Barn

BARN LOGOEvery 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 September.

COOKING EVENTS

A Year Around the Table With Family and Friends

  • Signature Chef Evening with Edwin Garrubbo
    Wednesday, September 23rd 6:30-8:30pm
    Ed Garrubbo is the author of the highly popular cookbook Sunday Pasta, A Year Around the Table With Family and Friends, and a blog writer whose weekly posts are read by “pasta lovers” in over 70 countries worldwide.  Ed will share a few of his favorite dishes based on his dedication to the preservation of authentic Italian cooking. BYOB. Learn to create Italian favorites then enjoy a meal family style!  $75 per person.  Space is limited to 14 guests.

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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.

SIGNATURE SALE DAYS
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Signature Sale Days are back! September 10, 11, 12 (Thursday through Saturday next week!) come out and shop specially picked items at the “Big Top at The Barn!” We will be featuring lanterns, floor mats, rooftop weather vanes, plates and dishes, dog coats collars & beds- all that and more will be majorly discounted and located under the white tent outside The Barn! Additionally, as a customer appreciation special, all of our favorite in-stock Sugarboo prints will be 30% off.

DESIGNING

Designing workshops are held every Sunday at 1:00 PM and are $50 per person. Space is limited. Call to reserve your spot!
610-687-5566

  • THE ART TO CREATING A NOSEGAY
    Sunday 9/13
    Why wait for a special occasion to learn how to make a nosegay? Learn the basic “how to” and then make these beauties for any and all special celebrations.

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  • PUMPKIN FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS
    Sunday 9/20
    The perfect fall container! Get creative with the type of flowers and style you want beginning with the pumpkin base.

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  • AUTUMNAL DRIED ARRANGEMENTS
    Sunday 9/27
    Take your favorite dried flowers and pods in beautiful fall colors and create something for your home. You might just want to leave this out all year long!

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PLANTING

  • 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.

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  • STAGHORN FERN PLAQUE
    Sunday 9/6
    Create a living masterpiece with a staghorn fern. See how these easy-going plants can become a stylish addition to any space!

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END OF SUMMER SALE IS STILL GOING ON!IMG_0190STILL GOING ON!

  • 40% OFF OUTDOOR FURNITURE
    – umbrellas, hammocks, furniture
    – only in-stock products, no special orders
  • 50% OFF OUTDOOR PLANTS
    – only potted plants
    – excludes plants in planters and fall plants
  • 50% OFF MISC. ITEMS
    – a variety of miscellaneous items on sale table located in the main store by the Cafe