It’s Lavender Season at Hope Hill Farm

NB_HopeHillLavenderFarm_0717Troy and Wendy Jochems, owners of Hope Hill Lavender Farm, in Southern Schuylkill County, host various activities and will offer farm tours at 11 a.m. on Saturdays for $5 during the summer months, the best season for observing the lavender cutting and distilling process.

Highlights of the tour include explanations of drying for bouquets and culinary use, how to care for the plants and distilling on the farm; it takes 11 pounds of lavender to make one ounce of oil.

 

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