Fresh Bites from the Heartland Harvest Garden
Fresh Bites are seasonal demos covering a number of topics from growing edibles to upcycling. Reservations are not needed. The sessions are held at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on most Saturdays (May through early October) in the Missouri Barn and are great for visitors of all ages.
Meet Your Instructor
Barbara Fetchenhier has a passion for growing edibles of all types. As the Heartland Harvest Garden Interpreter, she gets to share her enthusiasm and knowledge with visitors. Drop by one of Barbara's Fresh Bites sessions or join her for Watch Your Dinner Grow, a weekly workshop starting in May. Even the most frustrated gardener will gain new excitement for growing edibles after spending time with her!
Barbara, who has been with the Gardens for over 15 years, was previously the fruits and nuts gardener in the Heartland Harvest Garden. She and her husband Jeff run the 20-acre Fetchen' Honey Farm, which produces eggs, honey, fruits, vegetables and mushrooms. Barbara is a Johnson County, Missouri, Master Gardener. Her spectacular farm was featured on the group's Garden Tour in 2012.
Did you know? Powell Gardens has 7,000 varieties of permanent plants on display. No matter the season, this is a great place to see an inordinate variety of plants in the landscape and take home ideas you can use. See our Gardening Resources »