Sep
17
Sun
Last day farm-stand open for the season!
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Our last weekend will be Palisade Winefest weekend.  Please come by and say hi.  Get some produce, seeds and plants for fall planting and lavender items before we close for the 2017 summer season.  You can always find our lavender products on-line.  We sell on-line and wholesale year round.

Sep
22
Fri
Introduction to Essential Oil Distillation
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Learn how to distill lavender and other aromatic herbs for high quality essential oil and hydrosol production. This course will include two distillation demonstrations using a small and large still. Learn about the properties of essential oil, how to train your nose, and how to read a gas chromatograph.

This 6-hour class includes instruction and demonstration, a tour of our organic farm, lunch and QnA. More details to follow – Reserve your spot now, as space is limited!

Cost: $350/person
Sep
23
Sat
Lavender Grower 101 – “Plant to Market” – an introduction to lavender growing, processing and marketing. @ Sage Creations Organic Farm
Sep 23 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Paola in South FieldLavender Grower 101 Workshop: Friday, September 23 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, and market lavender. We will have seven hours of course instruction. Time includes farm tour and Q&A. Cost $325/person. $500 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
Separate Distillation Class added on Friday September 22 (priced separately) 

and much much more….

Lunch Included