Adventures, Little Adventures, Virginia

Bluemont :: Great Country Farms

When I was growing up, my family spent a lot of time on my grandmother's ranch. While it was primarily a working ranch, she had her own tiny orchard by her house on top of the hill. It was a small collection of orange, persimmon, cherry, and flowering pear trees. And I have vividly fond… Continue reading Bluemont :: Great Country Farms

Adventures, Virginia

Seven Oaks Lavender Farm

Summer is lavender season to me - lavender and lemon verbena candles, lavender shortbread, fizzy ginger lavender lemonade, sprays of lavender tucked into just about every bouquet for a little bit of on the spot tranquility aromatherapy. We always pick up a bunch at our farmer's market and have been looking for spaces to work… Continue reading Seven Oaks Lavender Farm