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Workshops

Upcoming Workshops & Events

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Intro to Horticultural Therapy

Monday, August 22, 4:30-7:30pm  | FREE
At Sweet 16 Farm (21215 State 16 Houston, MN 55943)

We are so excited to partner with the Winona Outdoor Collaborative for an Introduction to Horticulture Therapy! Come see the farm and spend some time in the garden. We’ll learn about the various benefits of horticulture therapy and explore this beautiful part of the Driftless region.

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Therapeutic horticulture is an ancient practice that focuses on the use of plants and gardening to improve mental and physical health. This can include the growth, care and maintenance of these environments as well as the simple act of spending time in gardens. Spending time with plants intrigues our innate sense of fascination. This ability of plants to capture our attention involuntarily enables us to take a “rest” from more stressful life tasks and provides us with enough space to reflect and restore our attention capacity.
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Bring a friend and come enjoy a beautiful August evening with us on the farm. Register today!

Questions? Contact us at: sarahjoy@sweet16farm.com or 507-864-2260

Past Workshops & Events

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Full Bloom Garden Tour

Monday, August 1, 6:30-7:30pm  | FREE (RSVP required)
At Sweet 16 Farm (21215 State 16 Houston, MN 55943)

Peak bloom season has arrived!

Join us on Monday, August 1, from 6:30-7:30pm for a casual evening stroll through our gardens. We’ll answer your questions, tell a few stories, and give you a behind the scenes peek at what all goes into growing, harvesting, and designing the bouquets that decorate your homes, businesses, and social media feed! // RSVP required.

Questions? Contact us at: sarahjoy@sweet16farm.com or 507-864-2260

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Crescent Wreath Workshop: Designing with Dried Flowers

Wednesday, April 20, 6:00-8:00pm  | $50
At Karst Brewing  (315 1st St., Fountain, MN 55935)

As the weather gets warmer and spring draw near, we thought it the perfect time to partner up with Karst Brewing in Fountain, MN, to host an Earth Day wreath building workshop. So grab a brew (or two), and come celebrate spring with on Wednesday, April 20 as we fill the tables with floral bounty – all grown and dried with love here at Sweet 16 Farm. Together we will play with the varied textures, shapes, and hues of summer as I guide you through the basic techniques of dried floral wreath design.

All supplies are included in the ticket price – so bring a friend, your creative spark, and together we will build something magic you can enjoy for years to come.