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Lavender Blue Harvest Days: Bluestone Meadow and Other Apple Hill Grower Farms

June 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This Apple Hill Growers Association event will span the last two weekends in June and celebrate Summer with activities and offerings at Bluestone Meadow and various other Apple Hill Growers that feature lavender, blueberries, strawberries, wine, baked goods, jams, treats, and more! Some of the participating farms may require reservations, so check ahead with the farms you wish to visit. Here is the lineup of participants (below) or download our printable/viewable Lavender Blue Harvest HERE.

Visit Bluestone Meadow – home of the original Lavender Festival!

Bluestone Meadow Lavender Farm #56:
2025 Carson Rd., Placerville
Experience the bloom and everything lavender. Pick your own bouquet, learn to make a wreath or wand, and learn all about lavender from the “Lavender Answer Guy.” We have your favorite soaps and lotions available, as well as some yummy lavender treats. Kids Zone – a play area specially designed for kids 2-10 (additional admission fee). For your best experience, make an advanced reservation at bluestonemeadow.com – $5 per car admission.

Apple Hill Grower Marketplace at Bluestone Meadow
Don’t miss the grower marketplace at Bluestone Meadow for the wonderful offerings from the following Apple Hill® Growers.

Grandpa’s Cellar #17:
We’ll be selling our blueberry lavender jam and syrup, lavender pancake mix, raspberry lavender pancake mix, lavender rice crispy treats and a blueberry coconut lavender ice pop.

Hidden Star Camino #23 (at Bluestone Meadow):
We will be featuring our lavender-inspired sparkling cider on tap.

Silverthorn Meadows #83 (at Bluestone Meadow):
We’re selling our beautiful nature-themed sticky notes (flowers and leaves).

SMUD – Event Sponsor (at Bluestone Meadow): Featuring the Crystal Basin Recreation Area Map. Come say “Hi,” and pick up a Crystal Basin Recreation Area Map & brochure of campgrounds, lakes, trails, etc.


Boeger Winery #32:1709 Carson Rd., Placerville.
Offering a special lavender-infused wine cocktail. boegerwinery.com

Delfino Farms #5:
3205 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 Herriot Vineyards #50:
120 Jacquier Ct., Placerville “Bottle Your Own” and/or wine tasting flights, outdoors. Reservations not required. fentonherriott.com/visit

Grandpa’s Cellar #17:
2360 Cable Rd., Camino
At our farm, we will be serving our Grandpa’s Classic coffee flight, a lavender flight, lavender lemonade slushee, lavender blackberry peach crisp (regular & gluten-free), honey lavender cookie, and a lavender caramel apple. Find more info on our Facebook page HERE.

Harris Family Farm #84:
2640 Blair Rd., Pollock Pines
We will be selling lavender mini donuts, lavender lemonade, and other lavender and blueberry pastries. For more info go to our Facebook page HERE .

Hidden Star Camino #23:
2740 Cable Ln., Camino
Featuring lavender-inspired pastries in the bakery and hard cider in the barn. Join us!

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, 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 4 pm, but we remain open for purchases until 5 pm. 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 are 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 basket. Use promo code LAVENDER. ponderosaridgebnb.com

Rainbow Camino Ridge #100:
3010 Snows Rd. (at Fuji Ct.), Camino 95709
Open for You Pick blueberries July 1-2; July 8-9, 7 am-12 pm. Reservations required. Info: email Rainbow Orchards or visit their Facebook page.

Rucksack Cellars #60:
3030 Carson Rd., Placerville
We’re open Thursday through Sunday from 12-5. We have a beautiful new flight available for tasting, our small bite baskets (now sized for 2 or 4 people), and our beautiful outdoor location! For details and visiting visit our website or call us at (530) 647-2113. rucksackcellars.com

Smokey Ridge Farmstand & Winery #133: 2160 Carson Rd., Placerville
We will be providing tastes of lavender-infused rose’ sangria and provide a recipe. And our fresh-cut flower bouquets will be for sale, too!  For more info visit smokeyridgeranch.com

24Carrot Farm #15:
2731 Jacquier Rd., Placerville
Stop by for our lavender plants, fresh organic blueberries, organic blueberry plants, purple eggplants, plums, cherries, and flower bouquets. And garlic, too! Open Thur-Sat.  24carrotfarms.com. 

Wofford Acres Vineyards #25:
1900 Hidden Valley Ln., Camino.
Come enjoy a flight or glass of wine while gazing at the fabulous view of the South Fork of the American River Canyon. Mention you came for Lavender Blue Days and receive a 15% discount on all wine purchases. Reservations are recommended at Make Reservations Here. Walk-ins are based on space available.

Always look for the sign of quality – the famous red Apple Hill logo that guarantees you are supporting the small family farms of the Apple Hill Growers. See our flyer with activities and events with all that is going on to celebrate this event!

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