Its a good year for fragrant lavender in the Treasure Valley. Check out this years crop at several lavender festivals at area farms this weekend.
Lakeside Lavender Farm, 1003 W. Locust Lane, Nampa, will feature lavender lemonade and cookies, plants and lavender products for sale, a lavender-themed box lunch from Brick 29 Bistro, classes and an arts and crafts fair.
The Lavender Merchant, 2871 Stroebel Road, Kuna, will offer a lavender lunch and desserts, an arts and craft fair, you-pick bunches for $5, plus handmade lavender products for purchase. LavenderMerchant.net.
Silver Fox Lavender Farm, 1825 Sunset Ave., Emmett, will offer lavender products, food and you-pick bouquets ($5) and a craft fair. SilverFoxLavender.com
At River Ridge Lavender Farm, 907 Jackson Ave., Emmett, youll find arts and crafts and loads of lavender products from oils to spice rubs and fresh cut bouquets. Buy one or pick your own. RiverRidgeLavender.blogspot.com.