A place that has a special meaning to me is on a beautiful and serene island called Whidbey Island. It is called Lavender Wind Farm. At first glance the farm seems small and insignificant, but as you walk into the farm you can see and smell the abundance and varieties of lavender plants. The shop [read more...]
We had Sarah’s 13’ Sailboat set up on the driveway of Lavender Wind’s shop during the Art of the Boat Festival. It’s a darling little boat manufactured by Micro Marine (a company that was based in Massachusetts, we have no idea how it got out here). We set up a sign challenging people to try [read more...]
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The artists are coming, the artists are coming! There are over 20 artists starting to set up their canopies. Two food booths, and lots of lavender and sunshine join them for this weekend’s fun. Hours are 10 am to 5 pm each day. Come and celebrate the arts!
Kent Beeson visited the farm and created this video. He gave us permission to use it. Enjoy this stroll in slow motion.
Across the street from us is Bell’s Farm and those in the know around here, understand that means one thing this time of year…. STRAWBERRIES!! Also, we make our own yogurt (at home) and had a huge batch of greek yogurt ready to be used. Here is the result. Ingredients: 24 oz. Greek Yogurt 1 [read more...]
We started harvesting our earliest blooming lavender (lavendula angustifolia var. “Folgate”) June 28, 2013. First we had to train the newbies. The harvest crew was working hard to get all of these two long rows. We harvest by hand because we are too small to have a harvesting machine, it’s easier on the plants, and [read more...]
The fields are starting to get purple. It seems like the whole rest of the country’s lavender farms are having their festivals, and we are just barely starting. It’s ok, it’s beautiful anyway. When these fields are in full bloom, it’s a shocking purple celebration – so these pictures are just a hint of what [read more...]
Enjoy our lavender fields and meet local artists in our annual festival. Art, drop-in music, food, lavender, view, picnic tables…. and a relaxing atmosphere. July 27 & 28, 2013, Saturday & Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm Download printable Poster Download 4-up Handouts
The Folgate lavender is starting to purple up, so we are opening the farm. The fields will be there for you to enjoy. This year we have again planted sunflowers, which will bloom in the later part of the summer. We have also planted other kinds of herbs and flowers for you to enjoy. The [read more...]