May
17
Fri
Lavender Grower 101 – “Plant to Market” – an introduction to lavender growing, processing and marketing. @ Sage Creations Organic Farm
May 17 @ 4:00 pm – May 18 @ 3:00 pm

Paola in South FieldLavender Grower 101 Workshop

Friday, May 17 & Saturday, May 18

Thinking of starting a lavender farm? Or have you already begun and are now ready to thrive?

Learn how to prepare, plant, process, and market lavender from one of the industry’s leading growers. 

Instructor Paola Legarre has been successfully growing and selling organic lavender for more than 12 years.

This two-day experience begins with a lecture and dinner, where you can ask specific questions about your lavender growing operation and get to know Paola.

Day 2 brings six more hours of course instruction, which include an in-depth farm tour, hands-on learning, lecture and Q&A.

Cost: $475/person or $800 for single operation (limit 2 persons).

Dinner and lunch are included.

To keep the class intimate and personal, this class will be limited to 12 participants.

To sign up call 970-623-9556 or email paola@sagecreationsorganicfarm.com.

 

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Some of the topics will include:

Preparing beds – Design for the end in mind.

IrrigationDSC_0835Planting
Pruning
Harvesting for optimum use
Post harvest handling
Different cultivars and their marketability
Introduction to lavender propagation
Separate Distillation Class will be an added class

and much much more….

Register Now!