A farm in Linn County will be hosting a big event in their lavender fields this summer! Get ready for the Pine Hill Farm Lavender Festival!

Pine Hill Farm, Facebook
Pine Hill Farm, Facebook

Pine Hill is a family farm in Walker, Iowa that "specializes in cultivating exceptional cut flowers and crafting exquisite items using the bounties of our farm." The farm is only open to the public for special events, but they do have a self-serve farm stand on the property that offers fresh flowers and farm produce year-round. They also sell their products at local farmers' markets.

One of the big events at Pine Hill Farm this year is their first ever Lavender Festival. Guests will be able to actually visit the lavender fields during peak bloom! The event is scheduled for Saturday, July 13th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include train rides for the kids, live music, food by Wescott BBQ, fresh-cut flower arrangements, pick-your-own lavender, homemade lavender soap & candles, cocktails, local vendors, photo ops, and chair massages from Day Break Massage. There are also separate events surrounding the festival, including a catered dinner and a yoga session, but those are both sold out. Admission to the festival is $5.

Another way you can visit the lavender fields at Pine Hill Farm is by scheduling a private photography session. Photographers are welcome to book the lavender field for photo sessions beginning in July. The fee is $100 for each family and can be scheduled by emailing pinehillfarmiowa@gmail.com. You can read more about that HERE.

For the latest updates on Pine Hill Farm's Lavender Festival, you can follow the official event page HERE. Please remember that the farm is NOT typically open to the public or for tours, so the Lavender Festival is your only opportunity to get an up-close look!

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