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Apple Hill Growers Lavender Blue Harvest Days

June 25, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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JUNE 24-25 and JULY 1-2

Rolling fields of purple and blue and a sweet smell in the air – it must be lavender and blueberry season in the Sierra Nevada Foothills! Lavender’s soothing scent has been linked to health benefits like managing migraines, soothing anxiety, and improving sleep. Plus, the flowers are simply beautiful! While fresh-from-the-bush blueberries have an intensely sweet, juicy flavor – perfect to eat by the handful or to enjoy in fresh baked goods and beverages.

The Apple Hill Growers are celebrating both crops at this month’s Lavender Blue Harvest Days during the last two weekends of June- 6/17 – 6/18, and 6/24 – 6/25; and the first weekend of July- 7/1 and 7/2. These early Summer weekends are the perfect time to visit Apple Hill farms for u-pick experiences, lavender and blueberry treats, crafts, artisan products and more. For a printable/viewable brochure and map, CLICK HERE for the brochure/map.

The lavender harvest is on full display at Bluestone Meadow Farm. Guests will be able to cut and make their own lavender bouquets, wreaths, wands or critters. An array of locally made products, including essential oils, soaps, and lotions, will be available for sale. Families can enjoy a wander through the Lavender Labyrinth and the ‘Lavender Answer Guy’ will be on hand to answer questions about growing and using this wonderful crop. And they’ve brought back the Kid Zone– a play area custom made for kids!

Other Area Farms Will Be Sharing The Lavender Blue Love With Special Events On Both Weekends:

Boeger Winery #32: 1709 Carson Rd., Placerville

The tasting room will be open for tastes of a lavender infused wine cocktail. boegerwinery.com

Delfino Farms #5:

3295 North Canyon Rd., Camino

Come visit our Joan’s Apple Bakery and Edio Vineyards Tasting Room. Our bakery will be selling Strawberry Rhubarb, Strawberry, Cherry, and Blueberry desserts for Lavender Blue Days. Enjoy a wine tasting at Edio Vineyards and end your visit with a seasonal treat from Joan’s Apple bakery. delfinofarms.com

Fenton Herriott Vineyards #50:  1

20 Jacquier Ct., Placerville

The tasting room will feature a “Bottle Your Own” event and/or wine flights, outdoors. Reservations not required. fentonherriott.com/visit

Grandpa’s Cellar #17: 

2360 Cable Rd., Camino

Our Gift shop will be open with special lavender items along with our Bakery that will be serving: Lavender flight and coffee flights; Blackberry, Apple, Lavender, turnovers; Blueberry Apple lavender Crisp; Blackberry and Lavender cheesecake; Lavender cookies; Lavender churro, brownie, rice crispy treat; and Lavender caramel apple slices (with Gluten Free Options)

Harris Family Farm #84:

2640 Blair Rd., Pollock Pines

Irene’s Kitchen will be serving up lavender mini donuts, lavender lemonade and a variety of lavender and blueberry pastries. facebook.com/harrisfamilyfarm1853 or harrisfamilyfarm.com

Hidden Star Camino #23:

2740 Cable Ln., Camino

The bakery will feature blueberry and lavender inspired pastries, and blueberry lemon lavender hard cider in the barn. hiddenstarcamino.com

Jack Russell Farm, Winery, & Brewery #36

2380 Larsen Dr., Camino

Join us for our special Lavender and Blueberry offerings! We will be serving Lavender Lemonade Hard Cider Slushies, Blueberry Cyzer, Blueberry Mead and Blueberry Lavender Ale. Open 11- 7

Lava Cap Winery #26:

2221 Fruitridge Rd., Placerville

We invite participants to visit Lava Cap to enjoy a glass of wine in our Lavender covered garden! Outside food is allowed, and picnic tables are available on a first come first served basis. For more info call (530) 621-0175

Madroña Vineyards #6:

2560 High Hill Rd., Placerville

Open for wine tasting every day from 11-5, Our last tasting reservation is at 4pm, but we remain open for purchases until 5pm. All tastings are held outside and we can take walk-ins if we are able. Details at madronavineyards.com

Pine-O-Mine Ranch #41:

2620 Carson Rd., Placerville

Food, shakes, and blueberry lemonade available for purchase to enjoy in our picnic area. facebook.com/pineomine

Ponderosa Ridge Bed & Breakfast #11: 2360 Union Ridge Rd., Placerville

Extend your stay in the area these weekends and enjoy 15% off your room and be treated to blueberry pancakes and a lavender gift bag. Use promo code LAVENDER. ponderosaridgebnb.com

Rainbow Camino Ridge #100: 

3010 Snows Rd. (at Fuji Ct.), Camino

 Open for You-Pick blueberries July 1-2; July 8-9. 7AM-12PM. For reservations:   https://rainboworchards.ticketspice.com/2023-rainbow-blue-festival . Info: email rainboworch@gmail.com or Rainbow Orchards Facebook

Rucksack Cellars #60:

3030 Carson Rd., Placerville

We’re open Thursday through Sunday from 12-5. We have a beautiful new flight for tasting, our small bite baskets (now sized for 2 or 4 people), and our beautiful outdoor location! For details visit our website or call us at (530) 647-2113. rucksackcellars.com

Smokey Ridge Farmstand & Winery #133:

2160 Carson Rd., Placerville

The tasting room will provide lavender infused rosé sangria and a special seasonal recipe. smokeyridgeranch.com

24Carrot Farm #15:

Stop by for lavender plant starts and seasonal produce. 24carrotfarms.com

Wofford Acres Vineyards #25:

1900 Hidden Valley Ln., Camino

Enjoy a flight or glass of wine while gazing at our fabulous view of the South Fork of the American River canyon. The tasting room is offering a 15% discount on all wine purchases. Reservations are recommended. reservations@wavwines.com


Bluestone Meadow Lavender Farm
2025 Carson Road
Placerville,CA95667United States
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