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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 [...]

6 08, 2016

Lavender & Herb Wreath Workshop

By |August 6th, 2016|

Learn how to fashion a wreath from wild grapevine and tuck it full of fresh and dried herbs and, of course, plenty of lavender. We will be using grapevines that are fresh cut and easy to twist and bend into a wreath. We have plenty of herbs to choose from; fresh cut as well as [...]

16 07, 2016

Bastille Day

By |July 16th, 2016|

Mad Lavender Farm will be one of many wonderful vendors at Frenchtown, NJ's annual "Bastille Day" celebration on Saturday, July 16th. This year we will be rolling out several new products for Bastille Day: Long-stemmed Phenomenal Bouquets Lavender & Pink Himalayan Bath Salts 100% Organic Cotton Lavender Scented Sleep Mask [...]

10 07, 2016

Lavender Wreath Workshop

By |July 10th, 2016|

Spend a fun afternoon fashioning your own Lavender Wreath! Made with fragrant bunches of Hidcote lavender from our June harvest, your wreath will hold it's scent for years.The finished wreath may be hung on a door on used as a centerpiece on your table. All materials are included: fresh dried lavender, 8 inch metal form, [...]

26 06, 2016

Litha (Summer Solstice)

By |June 26th, 2016|

Come celebrate Litha with us on Mad Lavender Farm! As we approach the longest day of the year, light triumphs and then begins the decline into dark. Bring fresh flowers to help us create a flower mural. Wild flowers picked along the roadside are a wonderful contribution.  Light snacks to share like fruit, nuts and [...]

18 06, 2016

Lavender Wand Workshop

By |June 18th, 2016|

Spend an afternoon in June, sipping lavender lemonade and learning the art of weaving a lavender wand. Our long-stemmed Phenomenal Lavender makes a particularly elegant and extravagant wand. Long-stemmed Phenomenal lavender wands. A Victorian era craft, lavender wands are handcrafted once a year in mid-June when the newly harvested lavender flowers and stems are [...]

12 06, 2016

Lavender Wand Workshop

By |June 12th, 2016|

Weaving a wand with freshly cut lavender. Spend an afternoon in June on Mad Lavender Farm, sipping lavender lemonade and learning the art of weaving a lavender wand. A Victorian era craft, lavender wands are handcrafted once a year in early June when the newly harvested lavender flowers and stems are pliable. Learn how [...]

11 06, 2016

Lavender Wand Workshop

By |June 11th, 2016|

Spend an afternoon in June, sipping lavender lemonade and learning the art of weaving a lavender wand. A Victorian era craft, lavender wands are handcrafted once a year in early June when the newly harvested lavender flowers and stems are pliable. Learn how to bend and weave the stems around the fresh lavender buds with [...]