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Through education and example, we nurture understanding of the rhythms of nature, and our place in the natural world, fostering recognition of personal responsibility for stewardship of the land, ourselves and development of a nurturing community. From the Turner Farm Mission Statement

Turner Farm’s adult educational programing provides practical and affordable education in order to build a vibrant and thriving food and farming community in the Greater Cincinnati region.

We offer hands-on organic growing, land stewardship and natural exploration classes designed to enlighten, inspire and increase the success of gardeners and farmers in our region.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Due to the limited space availability, all payments for Turner Farm educational classes are non-refundable. In the event of inclement weather, classes proceed provided that the weather is safe for visitors to be on the farm. Turner Farm reserves the right to cancel events for any reason with a full refund provided to each participant.

2019 Floral Centerpiece Series

Join award-winning floral designer Melinda O’Briant for her her upcoming centerpiece classes! Each class begins in the Turner Farm Barn Studio, with a demonstration by Melinda, then participants head out to Turner Farm’s cutting garden and snip their own choice of foliage and blooms to construct their own professional looking arrangement to take home. (If inclement weather, is predicted, flowers and foliage will be cut ahead of time, and be waiting for students to select from buckets in the Barn Studio.)

Rustic Summer Centerpieces 

6:30-8:30 pm, Wednesday, July 24

Join award-winning floral designer Melinda O’Briant as she demonstrates making a bright, summery round centerpiece using floral foam in a rustic wooden box. The workshop begins in the Turner Farm Barn Studio, with a demonstration by Melinda, then participants head out to Turner Farm’s cutting garden and snip their own choice of foliage and blooms to construct their own professional looking arrangement to take home. (If inclement weather, is predicted, flowers and foliage will be cut ahead of time, and be waiting for students to select from buckets in the Barn Studio.)

Cost: $40

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Stunning Summer Centerpieces 

6:30-8:30 pm, Wednesday, August 7

Melinda O’Briant will demonstrate making large oval or round dramatic arrangements in clear glass containers using tape or pillows as the mechanics.  The workshop begins in the Turner Farm Barn Studio, with a demonstration by Melinda. Then participants will go to Turner Farm’s cutting garden and snip their own choice of foliage and blooms to construct their own professional looking arrangement to take home. (If inclement weather, is predicted, flowers and foliage will be cut ahead of time, and be waiting for students to select from buckets in the Barn Studio.)

Participants will learn to artfully arrange flowers and become confident in their ability to replicate this striking arrangement over and over again.

Students will receive all material to complete the arrangement, including an 8″ bubble bowl or an 11” Garden Bouquet Urn.

Cost: $50

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Advanced Elegant Centerpieces 

6:30-8:30 pm, Wednesday, August 21

Learn to create the most elegant of centerpieces, which are great for long tables, side tables, and mantels. These are more complex to assemble, so some experience with arranging is recommended. You will come away being able to tackle an special occasion arrangement needs! Container, floral foam, foliage and flowers will be provided.

Cost: $40

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Pumpkin Centerpieces 

6:30-8:30 pm, Wednesday, October 9

Make a fabulous fall centerpiece in a Turner Farm pumpkin! Pumpkins, floral foam, tape will be provided. Participants will enjoy roaming the cutting garden for beautiful, and interesting material to tuck into their masterpiece. Come and get creative on Turner Farm.

Cost: $40

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