First Anniversary

First Anniversary

Can You Believe it? We’ve been in our Coupeville Shop for ONE YEAR!! It’s been quite an odyssey. First we remodeled the inside and the landscape of this charming 1916 Bungalow in the Historic Waterfront District of Coupeville. Then we moved in and started cooking. Literally! Our beautiful kitchen has churned out our products such [read more...]

Love letter from Ming

Love letter from Ming

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...]

Boat Naming Contest at the Art of the Boat Festival

Boat Naming Contest at the Art of the Boat Festival

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...]

Day One of Harvest

Day One of Harvest

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...]

Getting Purple!

Getting Purple!

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...]