July 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th, Dog Days of Summer Happenings!

by | Jul 2, 2014 | Ben and Lisa | 0 comments

Dog Days Dahlias will be for Sale!

Dog Days Dahlias will be for Sale!

Memory. My maternal grandmother, standing on the screened porch looking out across the field on a hot summer evening. “Young'uns, the Dog Days of Summer are upon us,” she would declare, wiping her Irish brow with a cotton hankie. Those Dog Days have arrived in Georgia, and not the Bulldog kind! Our surprisingly early and gorgeous lavender bloom is coming to an end for the season, but our Farm Fridays will continue with new herbs and veggies coming on and several exciting Fridays of demonstrations, in spite of Dog Days!

A list is in order, so here goes!

July 4th, Open from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.. In our 11:00 demonstration, we will present a couple of tried and true herbal applications and teas for inflammation. Sounds serious, but it will be a fun, hands-on demo! Dried lavender bundles, many herbal bath and body and culinary items available for sale.

July 11th, We will not be open at the farm, as we are representing Georgia Grown at the Augusta, GA, state visitor center. Come out and see all your regional farm and agri-tourism options, along with other interesting local businesses at the Georgia State Line Visitor Center from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m..

July 18th, closed for vacation.

July 25th, Open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. with a very interesting morning demo at 11:00, at which time we will be making vinegar infusions from interesting and wonderful farm grown herbs. Lots of tastings and veggies. As always, our on farm sales of lavender products and culinary herbs continue.

Come on out to the Farm!

Lisa, Alexis and Jackson

Heavenly!

Sitting on the porch that is the definition of home-grown comfort, Amy brought out a dish of pecans to snack on with our lavender iced tea. The pecans were sweet with a hint of salt and ... smoked! (Patrick throws a lot of stuff on the grill and in the smoker and the results are always spectacular.) The pecans were like heaven.

Between the lavender everywhere, the porch, the view, the company, and the pecans, we might just as well have been in heaven.

Jan Perry

You'll want to go back again and again!

Among the gardens and 100-year-old farm house is a picturesque red barn where Amy and Patrick not only sell their merchandise but also entertain and/or put on workshops. I have had the pleasure of attending several of these events ranging from cookie making, to lavender harvesting and arranging, to yoga classes.

I am always looking for what they have available because once you experience the sheer beauty and peaceful feel of White Hills Farm you too will want to go back again and again.

Audrey Doyle

For me, it's a place tied to fond memories

White Hills Farm is the perfect backdrop for any occasion -- it has this way of enveloping and elevating meaningful celebrations. For me, it's a place tied to fond memories and an eagerness to return. Year round, its something to behold, a slice of heaven run by the best of people.

Allison Vrtachnik