Tuesday, May 14, 2013

~You Are Invited~

10th Annual
Lavender Harvest Celebration
on the Farm | June 1 & 2

e of two opportunities to visit the farm! Plans are in the works as we look forward to sharing the farm with you again. Saturday, the farm will be open from 9 am - 5 pm 
and Sunday from 10 am - 4 pm.

(There is no entry fee to attend. This is an invitation-only event, not one that is offered to the public or on our web site. Since you are on the enews list, YOU ARE INVITED! 
This is THE year to visit!)

This is the official invitation please RSVP!!

  Join us for our 10th annual
Lavender Harvest Celebration

Saturday, June 1 • 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, June 2 • 10 am - 4 pm

Experience the lavender farm ~ the first of its kind in Orange County, NC.

Take a farm tour. Learn about this fragrant, soothing herb and how to care
for it in your garden or a container. Visit our kitchen garden and learn how to feed a family fresh vegetables from a small space. Stroll the gardens featuring an edible landscape.

Check out the pollinators, like our honey bees and learn how to bring them back. 
Get some lavender-y honey, while it lasts.

Learn how easy it is to care for a small flock of hens for
fresh eggs in the Poultry Palace.

Try something tasty with lavender. Sip Lavender Lemonade.

Watch artists paint waves of lavender and garden landscapes. Create a fresh lavender craft. In our barn, learn about the lavender process and stuff your own sachet and make a grill or outdoor fire bundle to take home. Fresh Lavender or Barn Crafts: $5 each

Find a spot on the farm to spread your quilt or set up your camp chair to enjoy fresh breakfast munchies, lunch or a snack from The Picnic BasketNew this year, a frozen treat for those who prefer fruit to dairy! For a treat, have a cone of Chocolate or Vanilla Lavender ice cream from Orange County's own Maple View Farm

Beneath our Lavender Garden Shed & Porch, find lots of lavender seedlings. Shop for farm fresh hand made gifts for body, home, and weddings. Lots of lavender-y and 
farm fresh items like newly harvested honey and one-of-a-kinds too.

Most of all, come breathe in the lovely lavender and relax! Please bring your own shears for cutting, sunscreen, hat, comfortable clothing, and shoes. Picnic blankets, camp chairs, 
and stools for your comfort, and umbrellas for shade are welcome. 
No pets, please and carpooling is encouraged.  

Our Lavender Harvest Celebration is a private, by-invitation only event and not open or promoted to the public. Thank you.

Directions: The farm is located in the Schley Community of Orange County near the Schley Grange Hall and ball field. From the intersection of Hwy 70 and Churton Street (or Hwy 86 North in Hillsborough) At the light after the intersection of Hwys 86/70, turn right on to Hwy 57 N and drive 6 miles to the "Welcome to Schley" sign after the entrance to Echo Creek Riding Academy. Turn left on to Schley Road (Landmark: brick Payne's Chapel Church on the hill.) Drive 1.6 miles to Millstone (gravel, private) Road on your left just after the first entrance to Woods Loop. 
Our farm is 1/2 mile from Schley Road and the second drive to your left at 4104 Millstone. Look for the rainbow streamers. 

Just follow the parking signs or volunteer directions.
Please turn right when leaving to return to Schley Road.
4104 Millstone Road. Hurdle Mills . NC . 27541 for navigation systems.

Sure, use the "Forward to a Friend" option at the bottom of this email to pass 
your Celebration invitation along if you cannot make it this year.

Please RSVP!

  Our goal is to share the farm and provide an experience for you that is new, pleasant, fun, and interesting. We hope to see you in June! The farm is open just a few days each year. 

Share with friends and mark your calendar!

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