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Prairieland Herbs Events

We are delighted to announce our winter series of classes. We regularly have classes in fiber arts, and in making bath and body goodies. These classes are ever-popular, so if you're interested, please be sure to register in good time!

All classes held at Prairieland Herbs. Please sign up and prepay online. If you need to cancel your reservation once you sign up, please notify us immediately. In the event of a no-show, your card will be charged. Children 14 and up only, please!

Prairieland Herbs Bath Salts

You can learn how to make luxurious bath salts!

Make & Take Bath Salts

Saturday, April. 29th, 12:00 – 5:00 pm.

Fun make and take bath salts class! Highly informal. We will provide all supplies - sea salt, epsom salts, essential and fragrance oils, colorants, bags, and tags. Plus general instructions and suggestions. $5/4 oz bag, you can make one or one hundred! Fun for kids and adults. Make them for yourself, make them for gifts. No set time frame, come and go anytime you like during the afternoon. Grab some friends and come on over!

Per 4 Oz. bag $5.00

Drop Spindling

Used for making yarn since ancient times, the drop spindle is still popular today among crafters. Inexpensive and easily portable, you can spin your own yarn almost anywhere.

Learn to Spin
with a Drop Spindle

Saturday, May 13th,
10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

In this class we will talk about wool, its various preparations, and how to buy it. You will learn how to spin roving into yarn using a drop spindle. We will provide a drop spindle, which you get to keep, and several kinds of roving. Come with a spirit of adventure and a sense of humor; this is a tricky skill and it takes time, but I know you can do it!

Per person $45.00 (all supplies included).

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Naturally dyed yarns

Naturally dyed yarns.

Natural Dyes -
Hot Pot Natural Dyeing

Saturday, May 13th, 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

During this hands-on class, we will dye using a rainbow of natural dyes. We will mordant our fibers, create three or four dyepots, and dye cotton fabric, silk, and natural fiber yarn. All materials supplied; if you’d like to dye extra fabric or scarves during the class, plenty will be available for a mimimal extra fee. HINT: this is a perfect time to make scarves for gifts or dye enough fabric for a truly unique sewing project.

Per person $50.00

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Young girl harvesting herbs

Children are naturally curious about their surroundings. Help cultivate this curiosity, and enable it to grow into a true appreciation for the environment.

Kids and Herbs

Saturday, May 20th, 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

Bring your little ones and have an interactive learning experience! Everyone will learn which her to use if you fall down in gravel, how to make an herbal band-aid, and which herb makes a tasty snack! If we have a nice day, bring a blanket to sit on and we will just walk around outside and discover. $10 for adults, kids free. Taught by Lynn Parkey, held at Prarieland Herbs.

Per adult $10.00

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Young girl harvesting herbs

Ever wondered about the plants you see growing wild? Can you eat it? Is it medicinal, or poisonous? Lynn will help satisfy your curiosity.

Herbal ID Walk

Saturday, June 17th, 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

Let's walk around the farm and see what we see! As we ID each herb, I'll tell you a little of the medicinal history and how it's been used. Taught by Lynn Parkey, class held at Prarieland Herbs.

Per person $10.00

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Herbs being cooked in a pot

Medicinal Herbs
in Everyday Cooking

Saturday, July 1st, 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

Learn to make nurturing bone broth with immune boosting herbs, pesto for lung health, and no bake cookies for bedtime. Take some home with you! Class taught by Lynn Parkey, held at Prairieland Herbs

Per person $15.00

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Prairieland Herbs Body Scrubs

Prairieland Herbs body scrubs are a perennial favorite among our customers.

Body Scrubs

Saturday, July 8th, 1:00 – 2:00 pm.

In this class, you will learn how to make your own luxurious scrubs, which exfoliate, invigorate, and moisturize all in one! You will take home two varieties of scrub, and you'll be able to customize your own recipe, and make the perfect scrub just for you!

Per person $20.00

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Prairieland Herbs Body Scrubs

Prairieland Herbs body scrubs are a perennial favorite among our customers.

Spa Brunch -
Make and Take Sugar Scrubs

Sunday 27th August, 10:00 – 11:30 am.

Spa Brunch with Coffee, Tea, and Cake. Gather your friends for a morning of fun. You will learn to make and take home two kinds of custom made aromatherapy body scrubs. Recipes, instruction, and all materials provided. A fun and easy class for everyone.
Please note: This class will be held at Winterset Art Center.
Class fee is $25 for Art Center members and $30 for non-members.
Contact Maggie Howe at 515-490-7801 or girlwithasword@yahoo.com to register.

Foods preserved by canning

Preserving Your
Herbal Harvest

Saturday, September 2nd, 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

Drying, tincturing, infusing and freezing will all be covered in this class. Bring what you've grown and show off a little! I'll demonstrate the best way to preserve and use your herbs later! Taught by Lynn Parkey, held at Prairieland Herbs.

Per person $10.00

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Sample Sunday

We team up once a month with our neighbors from Picket Fence Creamery and Swede Point Creamery to bring you a wonderful afternoon of fun, samples, and family activities. Each site offers free food, beverage, or goodie samples, and often have family activities, guest vendors, or even music! Each Sample Sunday is a little different, and a lot of fun. Bring the family and come on out! Full details of each month's Sample Sunday can be found on our Facebook page.


2017 Sample Sunday Dates

May 7 June 11
July 9 August 6
September 10 October 15
November 19 December 10
December 17  

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