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Welcome to interviews and reviews of lavender growers, crafters, and more. There are many ways to grow and use lavender and we are going to celebrate as many as can be found on this journey.

Sarah in ShopClick on “About” to meet Sarah, she is the lavender voyager who is writing these articles. Her first foray on this project is to Australia in 2015.

Her farm is Lavender Wind Farm on Whidbey Island.

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Bridestowe Estate Lavender
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The Lavender House
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Starting the journey

Starting the journey

After growing lavender for more than 15 years at Lavender Wind Farm and helping to grow the US Lavender Growers Association I am on a quest to discover the personalities of people fascinated by lavender. It is starting with a little bit from home and then the first journey to find people who have done […]

Tasman Peninsula

The Tasman Peninsula During my time on Tassie, I visited three lavender farms. One of them is one of the most famous in the world which puts it in a completely different league. The others are completely unique, inspiring, and owned by resourceful people. Lavender House/The Perfumery Bridestowe Estate Port Arthur Lavender

Bridestowe Estate Lavender

Bridestowe Estate Lavender

Context There was nothing but chaos when I got to Bridestowe Estate on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Each year, cycling-loving politicians in Australia join together for a four day ride called Pollie Pedal that raises funds for various charities. Sunday was day three of the event and Bridestowe Estate was hosting a refreshment stop for the […]

Southern Tasmania

Southern Tasmania

Edges People who are born or raised from an early age on an island often find something happens to their psyche. There is a noticeable discomfort when out of view of the sea’s edge for too long and there is a sense of being vulnerable without the protective barrier that a ferry delivers. I wan’t born on […]

The Lavender House

The Lavender House

Context It takes a bit of travel to visit a bunch of lavender farms. I’ve learned something new on this trip: if you haven’t tried using AirBnB to travel, you might want to consider it. My first AirBnB experience was in this Australian community north of Launceston, Tasmania. The hostess was super friendly and I was included […]

Port Arthur Lavender

Port Arthur Lavender

On the Tasman Peninsula This was my first Aussie lavender farm visit during my month long sojourn in this part of the southern hemisphere. Frankly, for a person who eats, drinks, and lives lavender it was a relief to be among familiar plants and see the creative uses of lavender again. I didn’t realize how […]

The woman behind these quilted boxes

The woman behind these quilted boxes

In retail there is the festive holiday season that is followed by a couple of months of desperate checking the lack of deposits in company bank accounts. So, just after Christmas, 2014, while I was at the shop making more lotion in the middle of the dead season and wondering if people would ever grace […]

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