Author: Amanda

National Lavender Day

National Lavender Day

National Lavender Day is July 10th! Make sure to mark your calendars for a celebration of all things lavender! “Lavender has wafted its way around the world and through the pages of recorded history. Like an amulet, the herb was dangled to chase away demons, moths, and disease, and its oil was prescribed for headaches, hysteria, and gas…. View more

Lavender-Spice Mulled Cider

Lavender-Spice Mulled Cider

Lavender-Spice Mulled Apple Cider Recipe from The Art of Cooking with Lavender by Nancy Baggett A perfect fall treat! This delicious mulled apple cider with lavender smells as good as it tastes! Ingredients: 2 quarts sweet apple cider 2 – 3 teaspoons packed brown sugar 4 – 5 nickel-size thin slices fresh ginger root 2 – 3… View more

Lavender Old Fashioned

Lavender Old Fashioned

Lavender Old Fashioned Recipe by Amanda Moser Try out this fun twist on a classic cocktail! This recipe uses a Bourbon Barreled Gin distilled with our own culinary lavender instead of the traditional whiskey or bourbon. Ingredients 3/4 oz. Lavender Simple Syrup 2 oz. Bourbon Barreled Petoskey Stone Gin (available for purchase at our gift… View more

About the Owners: Part 3

About the Owners: Part 3

Lavender Hill Farm would not be the amazing, magical destination it is today without the hard work and dedication of its three owners, Bill Mansfield, Erin Mansfield, and Rita Robbins. They became the farm’s owners in 2015, and it has truly been a labor of love for them ever since. All three have invested their… View more

Ratatouille with Herbes de Provence

Ratatouille with Herbes de Provence

Ratatouille with Herbes de Provence Recipe by Amanda Moser This recipe for ratatouille with Herbes de Provence is a great way to incorporate fresh summer produce or veggies from your own garden! Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 can diced tomatoes 2 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp… View more

About the Owners: Part 2

About the Owners: Part 2

Lavender Hill Farm would not be the amazing, magical destination it is today without the hard work and dedication of its three owners, Bill Mansfield, Erin Mansfield, and Rita Robbins. They became the farm’s owners in 2015, and it has truly been a labor of love for them ever since. All three have invested their… View more

Lavender Bee’s Knees Cocktail

Lavender Bee’s Knees Cocktail

Lavender Bee’s Knees Cocktail Recipe by Amanda Moser Ingredients 2 oz. Petoskey Stone Gin (available for purchase at our gift shop) 3/4 oz. Lavender Simple Syrup 3/4 oz. lemon juice 1 tsp. Lavender Hill Farm Honey Directions Add all of the ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice Shake for 15-20 seconds and strain… View more

About the Owners: Part 1

About the Owners: Part 1

Lavender Hill Farm would not be the amazing, magical destination it is today without the hard work and dedication of its three owners, Bill Mansfield, Erin Mansfield, and Rita Robbins. They became the farm’s owners in 2015, and it has truly been a labor of love for them ever since. All three have invested their… View more