Upcoming Events

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23 12, 2016

Winter Solstice

By |December 23rd, 2016|

Yule is the night of the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year. The Sun returns, born from the dark and nourishing womb of the Great Goddess. On this night we kindle the light of hope, for light is returning and with it, new life. Join us at 6pm for a candle lit walk [...]

28 10, 2016

Samhain

By |October 28th, 2016|

Halloween is on Monday this year, but we will be celebrating the Pagan New Year a little earlier on Mad Lavender Farm. The New Year is the time of the year's death, when the harvest is gathered and the fields lie fallow. It is a very mysterious time, when the veil that divides the world [...]

2 10, 2016

Kombucha Recipes

By |October 2nd, 2016|Recipes|

When you have successfully fermented a batch of Kombucha, you will want to try different recipes to flavor and bottle your Kombucha. Plain kombucha is poured into a dispenser to mix with an infusion or juice to create a flavor. There are four flavors of Kombucha that I make that are consistently my [...]

24 09, 2016

Milford Alive! 2016

By |September 24th, 2016|

Mad Lavender Farm will be among many fine vendors participating in the annual "Milford Alive" celebration on Saturday, September 24th in Milford New Jersey

21 09, 2016

Mabon

By |September 21st, 2016|

Mabon (Fall Equinox) will be celebrated around the Fire Pit on Mad Lavender Farm. "This is the time of harvest, of thanksgiving and joy, of leave-taking and sorrow. Now day and night are equal, in perfect balance, and we give thought to the balance and flow within our own lives." (The Spiral Dance by Starhawk). [...]

18 09, 2016

September Kombucha Workshop

By |September 18th, 2016|

Do you LOVE Kombucha (but not the price?) Discover how easy it is to make Kombucha at home for about 50 cents a gallon. This tasty beverage has a 2000 year old reputation for health benefits that include detoxification, immune boosting and joint care. In this 2 hour hands-on workshop you will learn how to brew, flavor [...]

11 09, 2016

Heirloom Blue Potatoes with Roasted Lavender

By |September 11th, 2016|Recipes|

Ever since I discovered the inimitable aroma and taste of roasted lavender buds, I have been finding more and more ways to enjoy them. Tonight I prepared a pot of Heritage Blue Potatoes, cutting them into quarters and boiling them in a little salted water. I was going to run out to the garden and [...]

8 09, 2016

Fresh Flower Salad

By |September 8th, 2016|Recipes|

It's a hot September this year but you can still enjoy lettuce from the garden. Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce grown in tent. You just need to find a shady spot to throw your lettuce seeds, like under your tomato plants. A hoop tent works even better. I used a seed packet of Black Seeded [...]

28 08, 2016

Organic Bath Salts Workshop

By |August 28th, 2016|

Join Herbalist Cheryl Karcher of Hilltop Herbals for a "make and take" workshop. Learn how to make a variety of organic bath salts and salt glow. Indulge your senses as we mix aromatic herbs and learn about the benefits of complimentary blends. Following the workshop, Cheryl will take us on an Herb Walk around Mad [...]

13 08, 2016

Lughnasadh

By |August 13th, 2016|

First Harvest! Rescheduled to Saturday August 13th due to rain! Come join us on Mad Lavender Farm to celebrate Lughnasadh! To participate in the ritual you must arrive before 11 am. Please wear red orange/richer colors. Bring drums, rattles or bells and bring your voices!.  We will nudge the energy with song and accompaniment. Please bring [...]