Come explore the Nature Area starting at 10 a.m. tomorrow morning!
Minnetrista is a gathering place inspired by the Ball family legacy that connects people and encourages involvement, making our community a better place.
Minnetrista is a gathering place inspired by the Ball family legacy that connects people and encourages involvement, making our community a better place to live. Minnetrista's forty-acre campus includes beautiful gardens, a modern museum facility, a historic home, Nature Area, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the White River Greenway.
Come explore the Nature Area starting at 10 a.m. tomorrow morning!
We are eagerly looking forward to the opening of the Bob Ross Experience this October! 🌲🎨 It has been a joy to be the home of this "Happy Little Tourist Attraction".
The historic Indiana home where Bob Ross filmed his hit series 'The Joy of Painting' will be transformed into an exhibit dedicated to the artist.
Furry friends are welcome 🐾
We are excited to share that Oakhurst Gardens opens back up tomorrow at 10 a.m. as a reflection space! Come relax, play, and explore 🍄
Photo credit: Delani Young
Excited for this week's Farmers Market? We are! Join us tomorrow from 8 a.m. to noon to find lots of delicious treats. 🍅 🌽 🍈 Don't forget your mask!
It's a beautiful day! Come join us on campus ☀️
Our community is fortunate to have a lot of great opportunities to access fresh healthy food. We are proud to operate our weekly Farmers Market!
It's National Farmers Market Week!!
Did you know many of the Farmers' Markets and Roadside Stands in Delaware County accept alternative forms of payment besides cash/credit? Any combination of the following options include:
✔️WIC/Seniors Farmers Market Nutrition Program Vouchers
✔️and/or IU Health Bucks!
Market/Roadside Stand operations might look a little different during COVID-19. Check with them for more info on hours and payment options!
Yorktown Farmers Marketplace
Muncie Makers Market (on pause right now)
Northern Tropics Greenhouse, Muncie, IN
Open Door Health Services
Muncie Food Hub Partnership
Albany IN Farmers Market (https://www.facebook.com/Albany-IN-Farmers-Market-405175829889200/)
We have some great career opportunities available! Come join our team at Minnetrista.
Of the many roles you can play here at Minnetrista, perhaps being an employee is one of the most exciting
Have your heard about our culinary herb garden? You will find basil, chamomile, cilantro, and so much more. Feel free to stop by to explore, pick, and taste! We love to share things like this with our community.
See if you can find what makes us unique! Hint: It opens in October 🎨 🌲
From food to covered bridges, there are so many uniquely Indiana attractions that every Hoosier should put on their Bucket List!
It's National Farmers Market Week! Farmers markets bring people together, even when they're 6 feet apart! We are proud to host our weekly Farmers Market. #FarmersMarketWeek
Oakhurst Gardens is currently closed as we help the Faeries fly home from Faeries, Sprites, & Lights. The Gardens will reopen as a reflection space on August 8 at 10 a.m.!
Minnetrista's cover photo
Don't forget to mask up! Masks must be worn by all Minnetrista visitors ages 8 and older at outdoor programming and events where social distancing is not always possible.
We have great news! The Backyard Garden will be open again beginning tomorrow. Come enjoy a picnic, the Koi pond, and more!
Enjoy a beautiful day on our campus! What will you explore? 🌻
Join us for Farmers Market tomorrow to see 5Chickens, Brinkman's Farm in Selma, Christopher Farm, Firm Root Farm, First Fruits Family Farm, Grand Grilling To Go, My Dad's Sweet Corn, Prairie Blossom Bee Farm, Russell Sheep Company, LLC, Sea Salt and Cinnamon, Shrock Family Farm, Tipsy Turvey's, Three Bears Concessions, Tomato Shack, and many others!
Don't forget to wear your mask and parking is avilable at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. See you in the morning!
*As always, vendors are subject to change.
Faeries, Sprites, & Lights is SOLD OUT! Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Fae fun ✨ This year's event may have looked different, but it has been just as magical!
The Orchard Garden is an amazing spot on our campus! Our horticulture team has made it a beautiful space to explore different gardening techniques and you can even get a taste of the yummy things they have growing. 🍅🥕🍓
It’s one of the best times of year...berries are ripe, tomatoes are appearing, and corn on the cob is available at Minnetrista’s Farmers Market. Next time you visit the Saturday morning market, be sure to also check out the charming Orchard Garden tucked behind Minnetrista’s Orchard Shop. Ball Brothers Foundation is happy to support Minnetrista and their beautiful, inspiring spaces and programming.
Check out our awesome vendors and join us for Farmers Market this Saturday from 8 a.m.-Noon!
Don't forget your mask! Masks must be worn by all Minnetrista visitors ages 8 and older. #maskupmuncie
We love having part of the Cardinal Greenway on our campus! Our Grounds Supervisor, Steve Scott, has some helpful tips for staying safe while having fun on the Greenway.
Every day along the trail through Minnetrista, you will see grounds crew and gardeners working alongside runners, walkers, cyclists, etc.
We love seeing all of the Faerie fun! Join us for Faeries, Sprites, & Lights until August 2.
The annual Faeries, Sprites and Lights event continues under COVID-19 restrictions at Minnetrista from July 24 to Aug. 2.
We have just shy of a week left of our special event, Faeries, Sprites, & Lights! This year's event is free but we have fun add-on craft items, check out our website! Please remember masks are required for faerie goers 8 years and older and recommended for ages 2-7. See you soon! #faefun
Due to inclement weather, we have decided to cancel today's 5 p.m.-7 p.m. session of Faeries, Sprites, & Lights.
If you have tickets to this session please contact [email protected] and we will get you scheduled into another session time. If you purchased a Faerie Craft or House Kit they can be picked up from Oakhurst Gardens anytime from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. from now until August 2.
Thank you for your understanding and we are excited to see you at Faeries, Sprites, & Lights!
Tomorrow's Farmers Market at Minnetrista is sure to be a great one! Join us from 8am-Noon, visit some amazing local vendors. Masks are recommended and please continue social distancing! #maskupmuncie
The Farmers Market at Minnetrista has been deemed an essential service that provides fresh and healthy food to our community. We will be open for business, with a modified model. The market will take place in the main parking lot, with vendors spaced out appropriately. Parking is located at the Dela
Tickets are still available for this year's 11-day Faeries, Sprites, & Lights event! We have special protocols put in place to keep visitors safe including but not limited to hand sanitizer stations, social distancing, extensive cleaning between time slots, and more! Masks will be required for faerie goers 8 years and older beginning July 27 in accordance with the state mask mandate but masks are recommended for children ages 2-7. https://buff.ly/2UsUjj3
Heading to Faeries, Sprites, & Lights?! Don’t forget that this year the entrance is located on the Boulevard in front of the Oakhurst home. Parking is located in the parking lot behind Oakhurst. We can’t wait to have you join us! #faefun #maskupmuncie
The link to reserve your Faeries, Sprites, & Lights tickets will be down from 6:30pm-8:30pm today, 7/22 for maintenance, thank you for your understanding! You may resume grabbing your tickets and craft add-ons once the link is back up!
Faeries, Sprites, & Lights begins this week! Grab your free tickets here: https://buff.ly/3hzxxNV and add some super fun items! Now with more dates and times to choose from! #FaeFun #FSL
Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista Adapted to ensure the health and safety of all visitors July 23–August 2; 10 a.m.–Noon, Noon–2 p.m., 3–5 p.m., 5–7 p.m. Cost: Free; add-on experiences available for purchase Get your tickets now – click here! In lieu of or our normal
Let's play again! "I Spy...with my little eye," come to MInnetrista and see what you can find!
Oakhurst Gardens is now closed as the Faeries move in for Faeries, Sprites, & Lights beginning July 23 and running through August 2. Head to our website to get your free tickets and purchase any add on items to make this adapted experience amazing! Don't forget to use #FaeFun!
Oakhurst Gardens has closed due to the weather, we will see you tomorrow! 🌧
Oakhurst Gardens will be closed today, 7/17 from 1:30pm-3:30pm and tomorrow, 7/18 from Noon-3:30pm. Thank you for your understanding and we will see you in the gardens! 🌹 🌷
Come to Minnetrista this Saturday from 8am-Noon for our weekly Farmers Market! Amazing local vendors, bring your friends, and #maskupmuncie!
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Minnetrista is your year-round gathering place! Born out of the Ball family legacy, the home of the Ball jar. Minnetrista connects people, encourages engagement, and improves our community. There is always something new to discover at Minnetrista. From beautiful gardens, unique events, interactive exhibits, and engaging workshops, every adventure is unique and fun. Minnetrista's forty-acre campus includes beautiful gardens, a modern museum facility, a historic home, Nature Area, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the White River Greenway.