Take a trip to Sage Creations Organic Farm mid-June, and you’ll find about half of the 10-acre Palisade farm blooming with lavender.
Paola Legarre has run those fragrant fields for 14 years, and starting growing lavender about a year into the farm operation.
On Wednesday morning, carloads of people pulled up to try their hands at picking their own lavender or cherries in her “u-pick” patches.
As Legarre made her way out to her largest lavender field, a few of her workers stopped her. They carried buckets stuffed with bundles of the plant. These were meant to be shipped overnight for a wedding. But there’s a problem.
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