Where to Dine Near Talent

Many guests ask us where our favorite eateries are close to Shady Grove Farm. While there are many, many restaurants in the area and most are very decent, a few stand out for us. Here are a few of our top picks: Breakfast If you’re staying in the Shady Grove Farm bed and breakfast suite,… Read More.

Glamping has Arrived at the Farm

Glamping (or glamorous camping) has arrived at Shady Grove Farm and we’re excited to announce that we’re now taking reservations! Not sure about glamping? Do you like the idea of camping and being in nature but prefer a cozy bed off the ground, electricity, and a soft rug to put your feet on in the… Read More.

Yoga Retreat Sept. 12-14

YOGA at SHADY GROVE FARM Yoga and Meditation Retreat Talent, Oregon OVERVIEW A weekend yoga retreat in this idyllic rural setting is an ideal time to slow down and take some time to nourish body and mind. Join seasoned local yoga teacher Kelly Birch in a program of yoga and meditation suitable for all levels,… Read More.

Britt Music Festival Lineup – 2014

This is my favorite music venue of all time. It’s not just about the great music, but spending an evening on the hillside overlooking the beautiful Jacksonville area and watching the sunset, all while enjoying a picnic dinner and sipping wine. It’s truly magical! Shady Grove Farm is just a 20 minute scenic drive from… Read More.

Weddings (and other events) at the Farm

What makes an event special? Well the people of course, and the purpose of the celebration no doubt. But the setting can make it that much more special and memorable. The beauty and tranquility at Shady Grove Farm convinced one prenuptial couple that this was the ideal place for their wedding ceremony and reception. We… Read More.

Glamping is coming to Shady Grove Farm!

Glamping, or glamour camping, is beginning to take hold in the US. And why not? While we yearn to be in nature, camping requires gear and often a vehicle if one doesn’t care to sleep on the ground. Hotels are not always the best alternative for those traveling as they can be cold, sterile, expensive,… Read More.

Shakespeare Festival 2014

It’s off and running! Below is a rundown of the plays. For more info and tickets, visit www.osfashland.org. The Tempest • February 14 – November 2, 2014 • Angus Bowmer Theatre • By William Shakespeare | Directed by Tony Taccone For 12 years, the exiled Duke Prospero has waited for this moment: Old enemies have… Read More.

Yoga in the Barn

We recently gave a yoga instructor friend of ours a tour of our barn. While upstairs, she exclaimed “this space cries out for yoga! This of course got the wheels turning. Why not we thought. It’s large and open, quite sturdy, and would provide a unique experience in an historic barn. We have a substantial… Read More.

Winter on the Farm

They say we have mild winters here in the Rogue Valley, but you couldn’t have convinced the horses of that when they had to paw through four inches of snow to reach a few nibbles of grass! Mid December brought not only snow, but cold enough temperatures that it stuck around for quite a while.… Read More.

Holiday Happenings in the Rogue Valley

This is typically a slow time for bed and breakfasts, including Shady Grove Farm. But there’s no shortage of things to do during the holidays in and around our little town of Talent. From plays to holiday bazaars, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a sampling: Talent’s Camelot Theater presents’ Sherlock Holmes and the Case of… Read More.