Welcome To Big Raven Farm!

A 10-acre retreat center in the heart of the beautiful Driftless region. Where Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa Meet.

  • Yoga Retreats
  • Scrapbooking & Quilting Events
  • Art Classes & Maker Weekends
  • Weddings & Reunions
  • Showers & Parties
  • Corporate Events

  • 1200 sq ft Event Center / Studio
  • 800 sq ft Dining Room for 60
  • Commercial Kitchen
  • Sleeps 14+
  • Private Summer Cottage
  • 2-Mile Walking Trail

Upcoming Retreats


October 21-24 Artist’s Retreat: Artistic Paper Sculpture

Hosted by Joleen Emery of Big Raven Farm


November 4 – 7 Artist’s Retreat: Fiber Art, Macramé & Yoga

Hosted by Haley Harnagel and Joleen Emery of Big Raven Yoga


November 11-14 Artist’s Retreat: Fall Reawakening: Creative Mixed Media Art Journaling

Hosted by Molly Anthony of The Found Art Walk and Joleen Emery of Big Raven Yoga


November 18-21: Artist's Retreat: Scrapbooker's Weekend 

Hosted by Joleen Emery of Big Raven Farm


TBD Exploring Grief: Grieving: Shadows & Sunlight

Hosted by Georgia A. Greeley, Visual Artist and Author | Lisa M. Bolt Simons, Author | Joleen Emery, Artist and Yoga Instructor

Weddings & Private Events

Big Raven Farm offers a perfect backdrop and exceptional venue for weddings and intimate events. Celebrate milestones and create lasting memories with your loved ones at our breathtaking event and retreat center in the heart of the beautiful Driftless region.


A romantic ambiance, sophisticated vibe, and a variety of exquisite healthy dishes all rolled into one for your event.


  • Big Raven Farm is strictly SMOKE-FREE. In consideration of Big Raven Farm’s policy and other guests, please refrain from smoking within the farm premises. 


Want to Hold Your Own Retreat at Big Raven Farm?

Interesting in holding your own (yoga/artist/writer/etc.) retreat at Big Raven Farm? Contact Joleen Emery at 301-706-9163 or hello@bigravenfarm.com!


Big Raven Farm features 6 rooms, including an adjoining 2-room suite and one room which sleeps 4 people. Rooms can be set with either extra-long twin beds (perfect for kids and retreats) or king-sized beds (perfect for couples). Please call Joleen Emery at 301-706-9163 for availability. Overnight guests are invited to join any of our on-site yoga classes at no additional cost; yoga mats are provided for your use. Price includes breakfast; please be sure to let us know if you have any food allergies! Note that we also have various animals running around the farm — a very friendly farm dog, a number of semi-feral-yet-friendly barn cats, and chickens.

Now offering in-person yoga classes!