With just a short drive from the hustle and bustle of city life, the Lavender Festival at Blake’s is a perfect mid-summer getaway. Not only is this event a celebration of all the wonders of Lavender, but also an event that knits together local, talented artisans of one-of-a-kind hand-made goods!
This year’s festival highlights include:
Admission to the festival includes FREE educational classes, speakers, demonstrations and children’s activity tent!
Guests can stop in one of the many ongoing workshops listed below during the festival. Workshops are geared for children 12 years to adults. All DIY workshops are approximately 30-60 minutes and all materials and handouts are included in the workshop fee.
A full DIY workshop schedule will be available closer to the festival
BEES IN THE D: Founder and President of Bees in the D, and recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching will be discussing the Life of a Honey Bee, the Pollinator’s Garden, and How to be a Beekeeper
SEVEN PONDS NATURE CENTER: Join us an expert from Seven Ponds Nature Center in Dryden MI discusses all things wildflowers including species that thrive in Michigan, weed control, herbicides and more.
WW FARMS: Founder of WW Lavender Farm, Trish Wesner, will be discussing the tips and tricks to growing lavender in Michigan as well as how to dry your own lavender.
MSU EXTENSION: The Master Gardeners from Michigan State University will be discussing topics such as Growing and Using Lavender, Michigan Monarchs, and other home gardening and farming tips.
BCBS NUTRITIONIST: Join us as a nutritionist form Blue Cross Blue Shield discuss the benefits of cooking with lavender. Weather simply adding lavender to your tea, baked goods or other recipes lavender offers many benefits such as vitamins, calcium, iron, ease stress and anxiety and many more!
SOLSTICE HEALING ARTS COLLECTIVE: Join us as Erin Keith, M.ED Art Therapist, ATR discusses mindfulness and the power of art therapy.
PLANTERRA CONSERVATORY: Join us as a professional from the Planterra Conservatory in West Bloomfield discusses biophilia and how to incorporate nature into the environment you live, work, learn, and play in.
We are currently accepting applications for Blake’s Lavender Festival. If you have any questions about being a vendor at 2019 festival please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Please note that we only accept vendors with HANDMADE products. No imported or manufactured items are allowed.
Complete vendor list coming soon!
The Blake’s Lavender Festival will be held July 12-14,2019 at Blake’s Orchard and Cider Mill located at, 17985 Armada Center Road, Armada MI 48005
Friday, July 12th: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday, July 13th: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, July 14th: 10:00am – 5:00pm
The event is RAIN or SHINE!