September 16, 2022 - PLEASE NOTE EVENT REVISION

10 am - 2 pm

$99.00

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EFFECTIVE 9/8/2022:
Today we are all saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and join the Royal Family, members of the Commonwealth, and the globe in mourning this profound loss.
Unfortunately, due to the Queen’s passing, Todd Longstaffe-Gowan has sent his regrets regarding his presentation on Friday, 16 September. We look forward to having Todd at Moss Mountian in the future at a more appropriate time.
We will carry on with the tour and lunch as scheduled. P. Allen Smith will join us and speak about his recent trip to Great Britain where he spoke at Chatsworth House. He will also share his experiences from his decades-long friendship with Todd Longstaffe-Gowan.
Earlier this year, 70 trees were planted at Moss Mountain Farm to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee Celebration and the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative. As a tribute to Her Majesty, please join us as we will plant yet another tree in her honor and memory.

 

Platinum Jubilee Celebration 2022

Historic Royal Palaces with guest speaker Todd Longstaffe-Gowan

Join us on 16 September to continue the celebration of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service. To celebrate this unprecedented anniversary, we have invited guest speaker Todd Longstaffe-Gowan, who has held a variety of advisory roles including Gardens Adviser to Historic Royal Palaces (with responsibilities at five Royal Palaces in Greater London; and founder and member of the London Historic Parks and Garden Trust.

Todd will also be available after the lecture to do a book signing of his newest release English Garden Eccentrics:
Three Hundred Years of Extraordinary Groves, Burrowings, Mountains and Menageries.

 

A Farm Tour & Lunch Includes:

  • A guided tour through P. Allen Smith’s three-story Greek Revival-style home. Guests will learn about P. Allen Smith’s authentic design approach that pays homage to the history of the farm. 
  • Explore Arkansas’ beautiful countryside overlooking the Arkansas River while touring Allen’s Terrace Garden, the Hidden Rose Garden, Hydrangea Allée, and his one-acre Vegetable Garden.
  • Connect to the land as you sit down to a farm-to-table lunch featuring a Seasonal recipe from P. Allen Smith’s book, Seasonal Recipes from the Garden. For dessert, enjoy a slice of Allen’s famous buttermilk pecan pie with homemade whipped cream.
  • Last but certainly not least, a visit to Poultryville to meet the chickens and other animals. Learn about Allen’s effort to conserve America’s early poultry breeds and why he started the Heritage Poultry Conservancy. While you are there, say hi to your favorite farm animals from Allen’s television show—Trudy, Moose, Smudge & Squeak, just to name a few.

For more information on tours and accommodations, click here.

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