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Gardening Programs

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Each season, Luscher Farm offers a variety of gardening classes that can maximize your garden's potential. Luscher also offers workshops using items from the garden:

Garden Design 101

Develop a plan to use your yard to its maximum potential. Please bring a sketch and photos of the area that you would like to design to class.
Res $15/Non-Res $22
Ages 18 & up welcome - Held at Luscher Farm
11076 9:30-11a Sa 1/10

Cutting Garden Basics

Learn how to select annual and perennial flowering plants to install in your garden and tricks and techniques to extend their freshness. When and how to pick different types of flowers is also covered. This class is held in the Historic Farmhouse parlor.
Ages 18 & up welcome - Held at Luscher Farm
Res $5/Non-Res $7
10921 9:30-11a Sa 3/14

Cleaning Up and Dividing Plants

Fill your garden with summer flowers! Friends of Rogerson Clematis Collection curator Linda Beutler shares her knowledge on clean up after the winter havoc and shows how to divide ornamental plants.
Ages 18 & up welcome - Held at Luscher Farm
Res $15/Non-Res $23
11077 9:30a-12:30p Sa 3/21

 

INTERNATIONAL CUISINE SERIES

North African Nights

Learn to create classic and modern dishes from North Africa. Morocco’s famous chicken b’stilla, fragrant Tunisian meatballs, rice and preserved lemon and Algerian semolina bread will be on the menu.
Res $49/Non-Res $74
Ages 21 & up welcome - Held at Luscher Farm
11071 5:30-8:30p Tu 1/13

South Indian Thali Feast

Enjoy the six tastes that bestow health and flavor! Create a multi-dish tray laden with wet and dry curries, biriyani, dal, flatbreads, chutneys and sweets.
Res $49/Non-Res $74
Ages 21 & up welcome - Held at Luscher Farm
11072 5:30-8:30p Tu 2/10

Thai Beyond Sriracha

Learn how to create those authentic Thai flavors you love. Issan wings, laab, panang curry, mango sticky rice, and other dishes will be demystified.
Res $49/Non-Res $74
Ages 21 & up welcome - Held at Luscher Farm
11073 5:30-8:30p Tu 3/10

 Knitting for Beginners

Learn all the skills required to complete a basic scarf project. Topics covered include understanding gauge, casting on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, various stitch patterns, and binding off.
Res $48/Non-Res $72
Ages 8 & up welcome - Held at Luscher Farm
10648 1-3p Su 1/4-1/25

Learn to knit and purl, cast on and cast off. Using these skills, create a headband, a scarf or a small bag. Supply list available on-line.
Res $48/Non-Res $72
Ages 8 & up welcome - Held at Luscher Farm
10647 1-3p Su 2/1-2/22

Fiber Arts Camp for Adults

Spend the weekend at Luscher Farm learning to make baskets, dye yarn, weave and grow organic vegetables. Start on Friday evening with an introductory social supper, then delve into projects on Saturday morning, completing the camp on Sunday afternoon. All materials included. Please bring a sack lunch for Saturday and Sunday, class will harvest available produce for sampling. A light supper will be prepared and served on Friday evening by students.
Res $150/Non-Res $188
Ages 16 & up welcome - Held at Luscher Farm
10699 6-8p Fr 4/10
10a-4p Sa 4/11
10a-2p Su 4/12

Cherokee Style Basketry

Enjoy the beauty of Luscher Farm while creating two different baskets inspired by traditional Cherokee motifs and styles. Choose from over a dozen colors of hand dyed round and flat rattan reed.
Res $105/Non/Res $158
Ages 13 & up welcome - Held at Luscher Farm
11075 1p-4p Tu 4/14-4/28

Birthday Parties for Adults

Celebrate with your friends at historic Luscher Farm. Choose from Fancy Fiesta, Latin themed with Taco Bar for appetizers and Cerveza or Terrific Tapas, Spanish themed with Tapas Bar and Sangria. Enjoy the farmhouse or Beech Tree Garden, depending on weather. All guests must be 21 or older. Appetizer portions of food and two drinks per guest provided. Limit 10 guests.
Res $350/Non-Res $403
Ages 21 & up welcome - Held at Luscher Farm

Campfire Evening at the Farm

Bring a picnic dinner and spend an evening at the Farm! Children and their families explore different areas of Luscher Farm and enjoy a variety of discovery-based activities. Help with a planting project, and enjoy s’mores around the campfire. Campfire Evening is held rain or shine. Please register the child.
Res $10/Non-Res $15
Ages 4 & up welcome - held at Luscher Farm

10653 6-7:30p Fr 4/25

 

 

 

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