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19 03, 2017

Eostar (Cancelled Until Further Notice)

By |March 19th, 2017|

This is the time of spring’s return, when life bursts forth from the earth and the chains of winter are broken. It is a time of balance when light and dark are equal, when the elements within us must be brought into new harmony. Eostar is the Wiccan Sabbat celebration named for the Germanic Goddess [...]

7 03, 2017

Red Eggs for Eostar

By |March 7th, 2017|Pagan Celebrations|

Easter was originally a pagan celebration of the "pregnant" phase of the Goddess Eostar or Eostre, celebrated on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the Spring Equinox. The Moon-hare that was sacred to the Goddess is now know as the Easter Bunny. Saxon poets apparently knew Eostre was the same Goddess as [...]

3 02, 2017

Imbolc

By |February 3rd, 2017|

Imbolc (pronounced "EE-molk") is held during the coldest days of the year, when we long for the warmth of the sun. We have welcomed the return of the sun on Yule and our hope is nourished by the sun rising a few minutes earlier and staying few minutes later every day. The Imbolc celebration symbolically [...]

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 [...]

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). [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

17 05, 2016

Beltane on Mad Lavender Farm

By |May 17th, 2016|Pagan Celebrations|

May 14th, 2016 was the day of our first Pagan Sabbat celebration on Mad Lavender Farm: the Dance of the Maypole on Beltane. Traditionally Beltane is held on May 1st but our first attempt was rained out. Mother Nature does not, apparently, hold to our schedule! In her classic tome, "The Spiral Dance", Starhawk says [...]