Lavender Northwest

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Chocolate Lavender Bars!

Many of our member farms will be carrying our Lavender Northwest Chocolate Bar starting in May 2022. For you chocoholics, you can see Aaron, the chocolatier, and Zion, the grower from B&B Lavender, talking about developing the right formula. Watching…

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Drinks with Lavender

Make delicious drinks with lavender using recipes from the 2022 Brochure! You can find the brochure that has all of these drinks at many of our member farms and businesses.

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QUICK-CHECK: Lavender in the News March 2022

QUICK-CHECK: Lavender in the News March 2022 ADVERSE LAVENDER ASSOCIATION IN THE NEWS: A lethal bacterial disease linked to an imported product branded under Better Homes and Gardens featuring “Lavender” among its components. PRODUCT: Better Homes and Gardens Essential Oil…

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Lavender & Sea Salt Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Ingredients 3/4 cup Unsalted Butter, at room temperature 1.5 sticks 3/4 cup Light Brown Sugar packed 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar 1 Egg at room temperature 2 tsp Vanilla extract 2 cups All-Purpose Flour 2 tsp Cornstarch 1 tsp Baking Soda…

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Lavender Cupcakes with Honey Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients Cake: 1/2 cup room temp butter 2 eggs 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp dried lavender 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup honey 1 tsp vanilla 2/3 cup milk Frosting: 8…

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Lavender Lemonade

Ingredients 1 Tbsp. dried or 3 Tbsp fresh culinary lavender 1 cup sugar  1 cup water 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice (5-6 lemons) 4 cups water Instructions To make the simple syrup,  simmer the sugar and water and stir…

Roasted Vegetables with Herbes de Provence

Roasted Vegetables with Herbes de Provence Amy Morris, Oregon Lavender Association   2 fresh parsnips peeled 1 small bag of multi-colored fingerling potatoes 1 small bag of baby carrots 2 fresh beets peeled 1 bulb of garlic 1 onion 3…

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Tips for soil amendment

Pam Baker, Little Lavender Farm One of the reasons we love lavender is that it is not a fussy, demanding plant.  However, there are a few things that we can do to make our lavenders happy, and amending our soil…

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Little Lavenders for the Landscape

Chris Mulder, Barn Owl Nursery As spring approaches we get anxious to start planting our garden!  In March, we have time to plan which lavenders we want to add or replace in our garden.  In late March and into April…

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Lavender Variety in the Landscape

Chris Mulder, Barn Owl Nursery   If you are planning to incorporate lavender into your garden this year, consider adding a variety of lavenders to add interest and fragrance to your garden all year long.  Even when they are not…