Wednesday, June 19
10 am - 3 pm
ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR WORKSHOPS! GRAB YOUR SPOT TODAY. Growing, landscaping, harvesting, cooking, crafting and eating!
NEW THIS YEAR! Learn all about how to use lavender in everyday recipes. From salad dressings to dessert, you will learn easy culinary tricks that will impress! Annie Greer Baggett from Sunshine Lavender Farm coordinated a group tour to Provence in July of 2011 where she picked up practical and interesting uses of lavender in food.
During the morning, Annie, will teach all about growing and caring for the many varieties of lavender and what is best grown in Virginia and the region. Receive hands-on lavender demonstrations with the many varieties of lavender and their versatile uses and get your lavender garden questions answered. A history tour of Pharsalia will be included. Tour with our host, Foxie Morgan, the many restored structures and lush gardens on this former plantation built in 1814.
Morning introduction to Lavender and catered lunch: $65
After the introduction to lavender and a fresh-from-the-garden lunch, guests will divide into two groups, the NEW Cooking with Lavender and Creating Fresh Lavender Crafts.
After lunch, you may wish to learn the tricks of using lavender in food or craft with fresh lavender and create Victorian wands, mini baskets, or swags. Or, make an adorable petite everlasting lavender wreath. Additional fee is $35 for either cooking, craft or wreath class. All materials are provided, just bring yourself! Lavender plants and products from the farm will be available for sale. Bring a friend and your camera!
While the Virginia lavender is in full bloom, relax and enjoy the day with us at Pharsalia while experiencing lavender. Bring a friend, gardening pal or come solo! Just 45 minutes from Lynchburg and an hour south of Charlottesville, join us at Pharsalia, a private home and historic treasure, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia near Wintergreen resort.
To learn more and to sign up, go to www.pharsaliaevents.com. Click on "Upcoming Events and Workshops".