Thursday, July 15, 2010

Sample Sunday! July 18, 12-5!

Rebecca Brandow, of Willow Avenue Pottery, will have her gorgeous pottery for sale, including her new CORN DISHES!

Lynn Marie Parkey of Gauranga Reiki will offer free 5 minute guided meditation in the anti-gravity chair, $25 necklaces and $2 blended oils. $20 off reiki gift certificates purchased on Sample Sunday.

Melodie Proffitt, of Mind and Body Massage Therapy will be offering $30 reflexology sessions, and has beautiful new art to showcase.

Sally Kilkenny wil have a wide selection of gourmet homemade jams for sampling and sale, including her newest seasonal offering: Peach Jam!

Angie of Recycks will bring her wonderful hand-crafted recycled/upcycled goods, including the "Becky Bag" and the "Maggie Bag" - come see what they are!!

Randi Stone of Lovin' Oven will have fantastic, homemade baked goods for sale.

Tracy Barton-Rouse of Compassionate Creations will have beautiful, yoga-inspired jewelry for sale!

Dawn Suarez of Morning Rain Massage will have chair massages, ear candling and henna tattoos, PLUS offering free organic face/arm airbrush tans.

Laura Hess will be offering SHIMMERLITES, fun, washable, semi-permanent sparkling hair highights!

We have THREE new guest vendors!!

Kay Black & Family will be showcasing their beautiful assortment of custom-made, quilt-inspired handmade purses, bags, blankets/quilts, baby accessories, and dog toys.

Michelle White of Beautiful People Organic Salon will be offering free hair consultations and doing mini manicures for $10. (She uses wonderful Prairieland Herbs products in her full, in-salon pedicures...and is our official "prairieland herbs pedicurist" - do make an appointment with her, you won't be sorry!)

Young entrepreneur Ila Heins, owner of River's Ropes, will have her handmade, upcycled dog toys for sale!

New at Prairieland Herbs - "Juicy Mint" July luxury soap of the month, scads of gorgeous handspun yarns, KITTIES for adoption from Panora P.E.T.S, and lovely dried bunches of herbs - lavender, "kitchen bouquets" of dried culinary herbs, and "tea bouquets" of dried tea herbs.

And of COURSE our wonderful farm neighbors, Picket Fence Creamery and Northern Prairie Chevre, as well as our "Town" neighbor, Flowers By Donna Jean, have fantastic events, specials and samples as well. Bring the family, make a day of it!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

More Sample Sunday news! This is what is happening this Sunday, July 18, at Picket Fence Creamery!

Celebrate summer at our 3- Farm Tour &
July 18 Noon to 5 p.m.
Admission is FREE!

*Free local food samples: Root beer float ice cream, buffalo summer sausage, fresh nut butters, Iowa wines, snack mixes, chocolate milk, Neva's cheese ball, barbecue sauce, salsa, and more! Visit with several guest vendors outside!

*Lunch - GRILLED ELK BURGERS, brats, hot dogs, beverages, and chips!

Super Deals:
Our own 90% lean ground beef...$2.99/lb. with a 10 lb. purchase
Any steak...$8.99/lb.
2 dozen farm fresh eggs... $5
Iowa Wines... 2 for $22
Pella bakery pie and quart of ice cream - only $10

Kids: See the calves, face painting, spin art, temporary tattoos, FREE pencils!
Free half pint of ice cream with $25.00 purchase.
Free coolers while they last!
Silent auction of handmade patriotic quilt
Sample Sunday is coming up, this Sunday, July 18! Here's what is happening at Northern Prairie Chevre:

Second Annual Flea Market!

* Stroll through the front yard and browse at the items for sale at NPC’s second annual flea market. Items include artwork, shabby sheik, antiques, vintage and more.
* After browsing, sit back in your lawn chairs and rock to the oldies of RBJ Trio while enjoying a delicious BBQ Beef sandwich provided by Sheeder Farms!
* Snus Hill Winery will sample several of their award-winning wines.
* Delicious baked goods from Country Lane Bakery
* Sample creamed honey from Randol Honey Farm.
* Many brand new items in the store. Make this your stop for gourmet foods that go well with goat cheese, wine and more.
* Dreesman Buffalo meat in a variety of cuts – very healthy!! Several cuts of Sheeder Farms meats (Great for grilling - T-Bones, Iowa Chops, Ribeye, to name a few) and Skeeter Creek Elk.
* New designs of jewelry by Sun Creek Jewelry just in.
* Spruce up your favorite dog with Iowa made collars, leashes and harnesses – great designs and very well made! All are 50% off!! Also pick up some Iowa made dog treats!
* KIDS: Decorate our giant chalk board, enjoy the swing set and sand box! Don’t forget to come into Miss Tillie’s and get your free freeze pop!
* The kids are getting big – they’re 4 and 5 months old already!!! Tours of the barn! Don’t forget Honeybump!
* Check out our 50% off table.
* Come in to Miss Tillie’s for samples of our cheese and MUCH MORE!

Monday, July 12, 2010

Whoo! I can finally post again! Blogger was being dumb and I finaly had time (read: patience) to sit down and figure out how to fix it. Whoo!

So first I'd like to remind you that this Saturday is our FREEZER JAMS class! If you are interested, please register ASAP as I need to know how many people will be attending!