We offer an authentic sustainable agriculture , Slow Tourism style, experience on our farm. We grow many of the ingredients on site, and the rest we source from earth friendly partners and producers. Our food and teas are botanically infused with herbs. Reservations Required (limited seating).
August 11: Wild About Julia Child! Afternoon Tea celebrating Julia's Birthday.
August 18: Afternoon Tea of Italy -- a CrosTEAni and Bruschetta you will never forget-a! Slow Food Celebration, delicate bites to savor the Italian Flavor. And, of course --- Tiramisu made just for you.
August 25: Afternoon Tea Celebrating National Pots De Crème Day!
Delicate and charming botanically infused menu of tea sandwiches, lavender scones, petite cakes and tarts, served with a variety of tea and botanical beverage choices. $25 per person.
Sunday Brunch 10-11:30am
Tea and Toast Flight: Vibrant Tea Pairings with Bruschetta, Quiche, Sweet and Savory Pastries. $20 per person.
3:00pm Sunday. Renew, Restore, Rejuvenate
Exhale! Recover from the weekend.
Inhale! Set intentions for the week!
Restorative and Yin Yoga followed by Herbal Teas and Yoga of Food (mindful meal)
We flow through a 7-week restorative earth-friendly chakra theme and focus. $15 per class per person.
High Tea is a farm-to-table experience. Seasonal ingredients and herbs add vibrancy, color, and flavor to our choice of quiche, cheeses, savory savory scones and bakes, with a selection of botanical beverage.
TEA and Tapas: A modern twist of the humble tapas, using herbs and wild ingredients fresh from the farm. A flight of 4 tea infusions paired with 4 vibrant botanically infused small bites.
Rich, delicious, creamy, warm, romantic, charming and irresistible---cheese! Dare to tear-and-share, dip, and make a figure 8 with your mate. Served with fresh fruits and veggies, a variety of artisan herb breads, and sparkling botanical juice selection.
13251 County Road 447, St James, MO 65559, USA
1:00 pm-3:00 pm
10:00 am-3:00 pm
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We grow edible flowers for our menu, weddings, chef and winery events.
We grow and serve a broad variety of culinary herbs and salad greens, vegetarian restaurant, afternoon tea
With each tea served, a tree is planted, and the forest is preserved
Penelope Beache, is a member of the Slow Food Chefs' Alliance --- a network uniting chefs around the world who are committed to defending and celebrating biodiversity, food traditions, local cultures, and artisanal food producers. Chefs have a fundamental role to play in safeguarding the biological and cultural diversity of our food.
They interpret the histories and ecosystems of their region with skill and creativity, supporting local producers while awakening eaters to the role we all play as custodians of biodiversity.
We are a sustainable farm, with vintage charm -- in the forest. Contact us to book your small-scale business meeting, special event, or tour.
The Vintage Homesteader Farm is home to the Botanical TEA Room. We grow food onsite for our menu, and source ingredients from local, sustainable, earth friendly business networks.