Lavender Grower 101 – “Plant to Market” – an introduction to lavender growing, processing and marketing.

When:
May 12, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
2017-05-12T08:30:00-06:00
2017-05-12T15:00:00-06:00
Where:
Sage Creations Organic Farm
3555 East Road
Palisade, CO 81526
USA
Cost:
$325/person or $400/operation(limit 2 persons) Lunch included
Contact:
Paola Legarre
970-623-9556

Paola in South FieldLavender Grower 101 Workshop: Friday, May 12 8:30 AM TO 3:00 PM – If you are thinking of starting a lavender farm or already have a farm consider this class. You will learn how to prepare, plant, process, distill and market lavender. We will have five hours of course instruction and an hour  and 1/2 of farm tour and questions. Cost $325/person. $400 for single operation(limit 2 persons). Lunch included. To keep the class intimate and personal, this class will be limited to 6 persons. To sign up call 970-623-9556 or email paola@sagecreationsorganicfarm.comDSC_0835.

 

Stainless Steel Still

 

Some of the topics will include:

Preparing beds – Design for the end in mind.
Irrigation
Planting
Pruning
Harvesting for optimum use
Post harvest handling
Different cultivars and their marketability
Introduction to lavender propagation
Distillation(added two 1/2 more hours to course so we could add distillation demonstration and instruction)

and much much more….

Lunch Included

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