Sunday, January 19th 2020

Events & Workshops

Aravaipa Farms Orchard and Inn is the perfect escape for any small retreat, workshop, family reunion, event, or wedding. Our staff is fully prepared to help assist and organize every aspect of your stay, including transportation, onsite activities, meetings, and, of course, meals. The upscale rustic themed property features a 3-bedroom Farmhouse with full kitchen, 5 renovated casitas, complimentary WIFI, more than 20 different fruit varieties, vegetables, and pecans, a dining hall, and a resort-style pool. Plus, a beautifully unique outdoor function space accentuates both the picturesque surroundings of the canyon and the serene nature of the farm.

Nationally acclaimed portrait artist, Ted Nuttall, has been holding Artist workshops at Aravaipa Farms for years.

“Aravaipa Farms is my favorite place to hold workshops. The tranquility and unique artist retreat of of the Inn and the beauty of the Canyon make this a special place for artists. I hold workshops every year here and plan to continue for years to come.”

Full Moon, Full Life Yoga Retreat with Darcie Peck and May Rose Huntley

Journey back to yourself as we dive deep into sacred yoga flow with all the amenities of a cozy inn, clean eating, warm sun, stunning desert vistas and most importantly a time for you to reclaim your power and revitalize yourself under a magical full moon weekend. Celebrate the fullness of life with us! More info can be found at

October 11-14th, 2019

Darcie Peck –

May Rose Huntley –


One day of gravel biking and one day of Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness Hiking

October 19-21, 2019



Nationally acclaimed portrait artist, Ted Nuttall, shares his philosophical approach to watercolor portraits through a balance of demonstration, presentation, and one-on-one instruction. His intent is to cultivate, in each workshop participant, an awakening of how and what an artist might be thinking as they approach a painting. More info can be found at

Fall 2019 – Nov 3-8th (1 spot left)

Spring 2020 – February 2-7th

Ted’s workshops fill up fast so call us soon to reserve your spot!


Monday, November 11th 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, 2019 (Veteran’s Day)

Fee: $85 (includes buffet lunch)
Space is limited; registration accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Who Should Attend? Photographers who have begun producing or a
personal project they wish to bring to its broadest possible audience in
exhibition, book and/or online format(s) would greatly benefit attending.

From Concept to Audience: THE LIFE OF A PROJECT
In this one-day seminar, Mary Virginia Swanson will walk us through steps
essential to ensure that thorough research and wise decisions will lead to
creating work that is authentic in its making and its presentation with the
strongest possibility of sponsorship, exhibitions and publications. Join us at
Aravaipa Farm for an engaging and informative day with your peers!

Note: This Seminar is Day One of a longer retreat-style workshop open
only to photographers who have worked privately with Mary Virginia prior to
September 1, 2019. For more information, visit or
email Mary Virginia at:



Brunch, dinner, lectures TBD

Thanksgiving Celebration

Join us for a family-friendly weekend as we celebrate our gratitude for the incredible beauty surrounding us at the farm. We will provide an extravagant, yet traditional, family style dinner that will be perfect to share with loved ones and good friends. We have a two night minimum over this time period.

November 27-30, 2019

Call or email Laura at for details on costs and availability.

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Call Laura to make a reservation (520) 261-7373 or
89395 E. Aravaipa Rd.,
Winkelman, AZ 85192

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