All of the events listed below are fundraisers for Lavender in the Village and the Rio Grande Community Farm.
A portion of every ticket sold is being donated to these organizations and the agricultural programs and farmers they support.
5-course Lavender Brunch at The Acre Restaurant: Every Saturday in July: July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
Treat yourself, and your tastebuds, to a culinary extravaganza, created by award-winning chef Shawn Weed at his renown vegetarian restaurant, THE ACRE. $35pp.
Lavender infused yogurt parfait
Lemon Poppyseed Scone with Lavender Vanilla Icing
Summer Salad with Pear and Almond with a Lavender Vinaigrette
Blackened Cauliflower Plank served over Arroz Verde with a Peppercorn Lavender Aioli
Dark Chocolate Lavender Bark
Specialty Roast Coffee
Chocolate factory tour and lavender chocolate tasting with Eldora Chocolates: July 19 & 21.
Take an intimate tour of the award-winning Eldora Chocolate factory and learn how chocolate is made in the true bean-to-bar fashion.
Your tour is capped off with a small-group chocolate tasting featuring Eldora’s signature lavender chocolate bar.
Tours are at 10am and last approximately one hour. Limited space available. $18pp
U-Pick Lavender: July 19-21
Come out to the Larry P. Abraham Agri-Nature Center to pick your own bundle of fresh lavender.
Registration includes one 40-stem bundle that you pick and gather yourself. All equipment will be provided. Children may accompany paying adults but only one bundle may be picked per registration. Based on daily availability and health of the plants, additional bundles may be picked with permission. Additional bundles will be $10 each.