Classes 

Protecting Pollinators in the Garden

Who are our pollinators, and why are they important? What can we do to reverse their population declines? Join us for a class by Kristina, President of Pollinator Project Rogue Valley, as she answers these questions in the hopes that we’ll “bee inspired” to become pollinator champions. Learn how to look at your garden or yard with this question in mind: Would a bee like to live here?

  • Date & Time: June 15, 10:00-12:00
  • Cost: $15
  • Class size limited to 15 people. (This class requires a minimum of 6 participants. If the minimum isn’t met we will reschedule you for another class or refund your fee)

Taught by Kristina Lefever

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Top 10 Beneficial Insects to Know & Love

What are beneficial insects? Why do we want them? Which ones are “the Best”? How do we get and keep them in our gardens? Join us at Lavender Fields Forever as Kristina, President of Pollinator Project Rogue Valley answers these question and explains the benefits of lots of insects in your garden, especially the ones you can’t see!

  • Date & Time: July 21, 10:00 – 12:00
  • Cost: $15
  • Class size limited to 15 people (This class requires a minimum of 6 participants. If the minimum isn’t met we will reschedule you for another class or refund your fee.)

Taught by Kristina Lafever

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Culinary Lavender Class 

Discover the many ways you can incorporate culinary lavender into your foods and beverages. Have you ever tasted a lavender treat and thought you were eating soap? There is a reason for that! There are different varieties of lavender, some are great for culinary use and some are not. Join lavender expert Caryn, as she shows you which lavender species and type (buds or essential oil) that are delicious to use, how to prepare and harvest.

  • Take home The Art of Cooking with Lavender Cookbook
  • Snacks: Lavender treats and lavender lemonade
  • Dates & Times: June 28, 10:30 – 12:00 – Class Full
  • Cost: $45

Taught by Caryn Gehlmann & Cheri Lowry

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Wreath Class

Enjoy the beauty and aroma of beautiful lavender flowers by making a wreath you can hang at home. Join us for this is a fun class to enjoy on your own or with friends. Bonnie will supply the lavender, materials and easy instructions. You’ll enjoy the scent and beauty for weeks or even months to come. If kept out of the sun your lavender will dry but continue to look and smell lovely.

  • Take home your lavender wreath.
  • Snacks: Delicious lavender snack & beverage will be provided
  • Dates & Times: July 19 or July 20, 10:00 am -1:00 pm
  • Cost: $45
  • Class size limited to 12 people.
    (This class requires a minimum of 8 participants. If the minimum isn’t met we will reschedule you for another class or refund your fee.)

Taught by Bonnie Rinaldi

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Lavender Essential Oil/Hydrosol Distilling

Learn the essentials! Come to learn firsthand how pure, high-quality lavender essential oil is distilled. Caryn and Bob will introduce you to the different kinds of lavender that grow in Southern Oregon – perhaps you’ll find a new favorite. In the class, you will harvest the lavender, distill essential oil and hydrosol, and bottle them. You will be working in the lavender field so we recommend comfortable gardening clothes and gloves, along with hats, sun protection and water!

  • Take home a 5 ml bottle of essential oil and 8 oz. bottle of hydrosol distilled by the class.
  • Dates & Times: July 26, 9:00-11:30, Aug. 3, 9:00-11:30 or Aug. 9, 9:00-11:30
  • Cost: $35
  • Class size limited to 15 people.
    (This class requires a minimum of 12 participants. If the minimum isn’t met we will reschedule you for another class or refund your fee.)

Taught by Caryn Gehlmann & Bob Sibbitt

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Lavender Wand Class

Lavender wands have been used since Victorian days to pleasantly scent and decorate drawers, closets, and small rooms. You can even put them on the dash of your car for a fresh pleasant aroma. Join as Bonnie provides the tools, supplies and instructions you need to make this relaxing traditional craft. Enjoy the soft lavender scent from your wand for years to come.

  • Take home your lavender wand.
  • Date & Time: July 27, 10:00 -12:00
  • Cost: $25
  • Class size limited to 15 people. – Class Full
    (This class requires a minimum of 12 participants. If the minimum isn’t met we will reschedule you for another class or refund your fee.)

Taught by Bonnie Rinaldi

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Lavender Farminar Class

Join lavender expert, John Rinaldi, for a field tour and our down-on-the-farm version of a seminar on all things lavender – including history, varieties, uses, propagation, growing, and more! Then enjoy a hands-on harvesting and essential oil distilling session of lavender oil and hydrosol. You will be working in the lavender field so we recommend comfortable gardening clothes and gloves, along with hats, sun protection and water! Feel free to bring a picnic for afterward!

  • Take home your distilled 5 ml Lavender essential oil and 8 oz. Lavender hydrosol, as well as an informational packet on cultivating and using lavender
  • Dates & Times: July 27,  9:00-12:30
  • Cost: $45
  • Class size limited to 15 people.
    (This class requires a minimum of 12 participants. If the minimum isn’t met we will reschedule you for another class or refund your fee.)

Taught by John Rinaldi

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Lavender Harvesting & Care

Lavender thrives in Southern Oregon, so this is a great class to learn how to harvest and enjoy it! Join us at Lavender Fields Forever and starting in the field, you’ll learn how to best cut and bundle fresh lavender. Back in the barn, Caryn will talk about how to care for your lavender plants now that it is the end of the season to keep your plants healthy. Also, what do you do with all your lavender buds? You will be working in the lavender field so we recommend comfortable gardening clothes and gloves, along with hats, sun protection and water!

  • Take home dried aromatic buds that you process in class.
  • Dates & Times: Aug 2, 10:00 -11:30 or Aug 10, 10:00 – 11:30
  • Cost: $25
  • Class size limited to 20 people.

Taught by Caryn Gehlmann

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