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Starbucks Lavender Powder Ingredients and the Benefits of Buying Real Farm Made Lavender Syrup!

Starbucks recently launched its spring menu and we weren’t surprised to see a heavy focus on lavender-based drinks using their proprietary Starbucks lavender powder ingredients. We’re on the cusp of launching our first culinary lavender products at McKinley Lavender Farm. Two of the most requested items that our customers have been begging for us to bring to market, have finally…

Harvesting/Lavender Tips

How Can You Preserve Dried Lavender?

Lavender has a variety of uses. However, to get the most out of its benefits, it is often required that you use dried buds. From culinary creations to aromatherapy, dried lavender is incredibly versatile. By preserving your fresh lavender, you can ensure that its fragrance and utility remain for years to come. We get several questions from customers each day…

Apothecary/Farm Life/Gifts/Harvesting/Lavender Jacks/Lavender Tips/Weddings

Blog Recap: Kelowna Lavender Makes the Perfect Holiday Gift!

We cannot believe that it is already December! It feels like just yesterday that we were finishing our first harvest and prepping Lavender Jack’s for its opening day. This year has been huge for our Kelowna lavender farm in terms of growth and development. Over the course of the last eleven months, we’ve unveiled new products, opened a storefront, and…

2023 Harvest/Lavender Tips

All About Drying Lavender for Sale in the Okanagan

Many people grow lavender for its beautiful purple colour and charming aroma. However, we encourage you to take it a step further and dry those purple flowers! In its dried form, lavender presents so many opportunities for culinary, health, and wellness uses. If you’ve just harvested your lavender for the first time, you’re probably wondering how to dry it properly….

Apothecary/Farm Life/Floral/Lavender Tips/Recipes

What is Lavender Hydrosol?

Hydrosols have many different purposes and benefits. They can be made from all sorts of plant materials and share many similarities with essential oils. However, as the name suggests, they are mostly made of water. Hydrosols can be used in a variety of ways like aromatherapy or as air fresheners. In this article, we will be going over what lavender…