This year Lavender Events will commence for an entire week! The Growers' Market will kick off the week with a special Lavender and Garlic Celebration on Saturday, July 8th. Shops on 4th Street and within the Village will hold their very own lavender themed shopping events all week. On Saturday, July 15th, Lavender in the Village will conclude the week with another lavender celebration at the Los Ranchos Agri-Nature Center.
Stay tuned for more details.
Special Event at the Growers' Market - Lavender and Garlic Celebration
Saturday, July 8th, 2017
On July 8th, the Growers' and Arts/Crafts Markets will have a Lavender and Garlic Celebration with extended hours to 1 pm. This is the 15th annual event. The market will feature fresh cut lavender bouquets, lavender plants, special lavender products, various types of garlic, and special products featuring garlic. The classes and demonstrations will be held in a large tent by the handball courts. The Los Ranchos 4-H group will have a special booth again this year. In addition to the classes, various arts/crafts vendors will be demonstrating or discussing various techniques used to produce lavender and garlic themed art at their booths.
Lavender in the Village Festival - Saturday, July 15th, 2017
Join us this year on Saturday, July 15, 2017
This event will be held at the Los Ranchos Agri-Nature Center
Lavender in the Village will host the Lavender Celebration this year.
Lavender represents not only a plant and fragrance but, more importantly, it represents a "lifestyle". This lifestyle is one of peace and serenity in a semi-rural, agricultural setting. It is one that most city dwellers can only dream of and visit on occasion. Our Lavender Festival gives the city dwellers a chance to get out of the city and decompress. Lavender, as well as our festival, represents romance and intrigue much like the name Los Ranchos de Albuquerque. The ditches are flowing, fields are greening up, alfalfa is being cut, and fruits and vegetables are growing. Visitors are treated to a vibrant display of rural and agricultural heritage.
The mission of the Lavender in the Village of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque is to preserve and enhance Los Ranchos public open space, stimulate an interest in sustainable agriculture, with an emphasis on educating the public, including such matters as historic agriculture, lavender and its uses, and fostering community spirit.
Please follow this link to the official Lavender in the Village website.