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

When:
May 22, 2015 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
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Where:
Sage Creations Organic Farm
3555 East Road
Palisade, CO 81526
USA
Cost:
$250/person or $300/operation(limit 2 persons)
Contact:
Paola Legarre
970-623-95556

Lavender Grower 101 Workshop: Friday, MAY 22ND 8:30 AM TO 12:30 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 and market lavender. We will have three hours of course instruction and an hour of farm tour and questions. Cost $250/person. $300 for single operation(limit 2 persons). 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.

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
and much much more….

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