Supporting the development of Lifeskills Programs 

Proceeds from Activiites at Firefly Creek Ranch Farm to Table Family Meals and Gathering & Retreat Center go to help fund programs that teach Life Skills to women who are changing their lives after Human Trafficking or Sexual Trauma.  We are helping women to find new confidence in themselves and helping them to learn to trust and love again. 

Now serving local Lunch to delivery to 

Panora /Guthrie Center businesses on 

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays!

Taking orders for Farm to Table Family Meals and Take and Bakes To Go 

Call by 10 am to Order for Panora/Guthrie Center businesses

Lunch Delivery 641-755-2926 or text 515-554-5489

Lunch Menu

2 person serving size $14 or Family size $25

o Marinara Meat Sauce with Pasta

o Baked Cavatelli with melted provolone


o Carico Smoked Pulled Pork Barbecue sandwich w/ 1 side

o Grinder sandwich-Graziano Sausage w/ 1 side

o Grinder Baked Mac & Cheese. 

o Baked Mac & Cheese with crumb top

o Marinara Sauce with Pasta

$2.50 Sides/ extras

o Brenda’s Bodacious Baked Beans

o Mixed Lettuce salad with choice of dressing.

o Fresh Garlic Bread with real butter

Always Available-order ahead

Serving Guthrie, Dallas, and Polk Counties

Cold Take & Bake Options Choose double or family size entrée

o Marinara Meat Sauce Or Graziano Sausage Lasagna

o Fettucini Alfredo, (add grilled chicken)

o Marinara Meat sauce & Spaghetti (available without meat)

o Baked Cavatelli with melted mozzarella

o Baked Mac & Cheese with crumb top

o Grinder Baked Mac & Cheese

o Garlic bread

Weeks 1 and 3 (order ahead family meal)

o Tender Roast Beef tips with gravy over rice

o Family Style Turkey Dinner -Baked turkey with choice of potato or dressing & vegie

Weeks 2 and 4 (order ahead family meal)

o Tenderized Pork Loin Dinner Seasoned with Applewood Rub/cinnamon baked apples

o Chicken & Noodles with real mashed potatoes

o Barbecue Spread- Choice of pulled pork or beef brisket

Potatoes & such

o Roasted red potatoes, with butter and fresh herbs

o Stuffed Twice Baked potato w/ butter, sour cream, and co-jack cheese

o Sweet potato casserole with pecans

o Church lady hash brown casserole with corn flake crust

o Real mashed potatoes, roast beef or turkey gravy

o Skip’s baked dressing

o Cranberry Chutney

Ready to bake fresh bread (soon to come)

o Fresh White Bread loaf or Fresh yeast rolls with real butter

Choose veggie sides-

o Green beans with bacon & onion or green bean casserole

o Buttered sweet corn

o Maple glazed carrots

o Steamed sugar peas

Gathering & Retreat Center Currently accepting Reservations!

  • Daytime Activities Rooms with full commercial kitchen. Call to schedule Holiday baking events with your friends
  • Lodge type guest accommodations with 4 suites of 2 rooms with a shared bathroom, Handicap accessible Overnight Lodge style Bed & Breakfast guest rooms, with ability to sleep large families and groups of friends of up to 15 (with sleeper sofas).

  • COVID 19 responsive with common surface areas disinfected after guests depart and again before new guests arrive
  • Outdoor handwashing station & Bonfire pit
  • Call for larger group discounted rates.
  • Retreat Packages available with options for Vision Board Workshops, a menu of interesting writers & speakers, and simple catered meals that will fit your budget, overnight accommodations, and more!
  • Perfect location for Team building activities, Business, church, family and friends gatherings & retreats.
  • Simple small outdoor weddings. (No frills unless you bring them)
  • Quilters retreats and sewing days
  • Homestead & Pinterest Workshops
  • Scrapbooking retreats,
  • Community garden
  • Rustic campsites available
  • Great site for family photos- professional photographer available on site! 

Call to schedule your event! 515-554-5489

In the Heart of Guthrie County near Lake Panorama [email protected]

Bicyclists we are close to the Raccoon River Valley Trail coming through Panora

BacoonFest in June & July Ragbrai friends and other friends groups will enjoy an evening around the bonfire when they stay with us!

Motorcyclists- We have a beautiful route to share with you that includes the rolling countryside of Guthrie County along the White Pole Road Scenic byway and connects with Madison County Covered Barn Scenic Byway.

Canoeists, Kayakers, and tubers- We are close Middle Raccoon River Access at Lenon Mill Dam. From there to the Southeast it is About 3 hrs (7.5 miles) by river to Cowles access at Redfield Dam. 

Our neighbor partners include

Godspeed Equine Assisted Therapy

Howell Greenhouse & pumpkin patch near Cumming, IA Many seasonal family activities and events.

Full Circle Horse Guided Coaching Earlham, IA

facebook full circle creative + coaching

Springbrook State Park Kayaking & Camping Guthrie Center, IA

Owl's Nest Bar & Grill

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