Meet us under The Rose Farm Garden Pavilion for a two-hour garden lunch + learn experience. Guests will enjoy a three-course lunch created by the Doolittle Farm team and take a tour of the farmstead. A presentation will also be shared about a farm topic. Join us May 25th to learn about the importance of creating a native habitat as our friends from The Blank Park Zoo share about their Plant. Grow. Fly initiative. On July 13th, guests will learn all about beekeeping with Des Moines Fire Captain + Rose Farm Dream Maker, Mr. Rose. Finally, on September 21st, guests will learn about becoming a Master Gardener. Each guest will leave with a beautiful bundle of freshly harvested Rose Farm flowers.
Karri developed the dream of Rose Farm with a deep belief resting in sustainability, stewardship of the land, and conservation. A lifelong champion of others, her greatest joy is developing people through teaching, coaching and mentoring. Karri finds pleasure in being a servant leader, bringing people together and fostering genuine relationships. Her southern heritage is a gift she uses to bring people together through hospitality, entertaining at the farm and inspiring others to give through philanthropy. Karri is a believer in beautiful celebrations, and she enjoys sharing the art of floral styling with others, with experience in both wedding and special event styling. With an exquisite attention to detail, she makes even the simplest get-togethers special and thoughtful.