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Join us for Fall on the Farm

Saturday October 09, 2021 10am-4pm

Bloom and Bark Farm & Glass Blowing Studio will be teaming up on Saturday only with the Van Buren County Scenic Drive Festival. The weekend long festival is Southeast Iowa’s Largest Arts, Crafts and Flea Market Event! This celebration of fall pulls in thousands of visitors and covers 11 different communities throughout Van Buren County.

Here on Bloom and Bark Farm, Artist Tim Blair will be demonstrating the hot art of glass blowing throughout the day.  In addition, we will be demonstrating our hand-crafted clay ovens and baking delicious artisan breads.

S’mores, s’mores and more s’mores!   S’more kits will be available for you to roast and enjoy over our fit pit.

Our Local Artisan Market will be filled with the work from 12 local artists and several other Artists and Crafters will set up tents and displays on the farm.

Here is the current list of all the great Artists and Crafters whose work will be displayed on our farm. We are still seeking more Artists, contact us for details. Set up is FREE, cuz we are all about getting out the ART!!

  • Tim Blair – Blown glass
  • Craig Wills – Creates stained glass panels, sun catchers, gazing ball & snowmen
  • Ferrell Designs – Vintage nature illustration jewelry
  • Connie Cay – Adorable crocheted Amigurumi animals & doll clothing
  • Cedar Creek Creations – Hand Crafted Sterling & Fine Silver Jewelry
  • Max Thomas – Wood crated boxes, buckets & walking sticks
  • Hand Spun Bits – Beautiful crochet adult & children beanies, ear warmers, scarves & home décor
  • Oil Painter Annie – Peace poles & oil paintings.
  • Mrs. Milkweed Mercantile – Amazingly delicious pickles, jams & baked goods
  • Thomas Home Farm – Fiber woven bracelets
  • Virgil Cassill – Rustic metal Jack O Lanterns
  • Ginny Barchman– Fiber crafted pumpkins, purses, quilted center pieces
  • The Looking Glass – Fused glass
  • Cat Connection Jewelry – Handmade jewelry & cat dancers. All proceeds benefit Barn Cat Adoption.
  • Diane Brooks – Delightful bowl cozies, table runners, pillow cases, pot holders & greeting cards.
  • Cindy Scearcy – Reclaimed concrete vessels
  • Serendipity – Nature at its best! Dried flower & feather arrangements and wreaths. All proceeds benefit Hospice
  • Wendy Reed – Ice dyed clothing, Quilted wall hangings
  • Pickle Creek Herbs – Herb in fused olive oil & vinegar
  • Backwoods Jewelry Creations – Leather & beaded jewelry
  • Cheryll Clamann – Photo Cards
  • Barrys Welding Plasma Cutting – Metal plasma cut outs & pictures
  • Plum Crazy Inspirations – Dream catchers, macrame, wire wrapped stones, feathered earrings

More Artist are still joining us, check our website and Facebook page for updates

Be sure to visit our Facebook page to see photos of our Artists amazing work:

Download a complete brochure with a map here: Van Buren County Scenic Drive Festival

We are still seeking Artists.   Set up is FREE!  

Click here for an application