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Bluebird Hill Farm
(Bennett,NC)Bluebird Hill Farm specializes in herbs and produce grown without chemicals or pesticides. We are Certified Organic and we sell directly to individuals, restaurants and coop markets. We grow a number of unusual herbs and fruits not often seen in this area. We have a beautiful field of 500 "Grosso" Lavender plants which we will be harvesting the weekends of June 7 and 14 in 2008. We welcome guests and harvesters. Everyone who helps out will receive a bouquet of lavender to take home. We will have crafts, collectibles, and dried teas, herbal mixes and other herbal products for sale on site during harvest time. Fishing for Bass and Catfish in our pond is also encouraged during harvest weekends. Our fruit, in season, includes figs, pears, elderberries, mulberries, kiwi, persimmons, and some berries and cherries . Vegetables and produce available seasonally include Sunchokes, many kinds of specialty garlic, cardoon, asparagus, arugula, tomatoes, peppers, edible chrysanthemum, summer spinach, as well as others. We make specialty salad and saute mixes using our own herbs and salad greens. Herbs available fresh in season include Thyme, Lemon Thyme, Rosemary, French Tarragon, Summer Savory, Oregano, Chives, Garlic Chives, Cilantro, Coriander, Lemon Balm, Spearmint, Apple Mint, Chocolate Mint, Kentucky Colonel Spearmint, Parsley, as well as medicinal herbs. We offer garden tours and workshops in growing and using edible herbs and flowers. For small groups, the workshop can include actually harvesting and cooking herbs and produce of your choice.
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