Illinois June 03, 2019
Get Lost In This Beautiful 100-Acre Lavender Farm In Illinois
Few Illinoisans know that there is a magical little lavender farm hiding in Champaign, Illinois. If you’re looking for a way to make the most of a beautiful summer day, this place will show you the best time.
Delight in the aromas of nature’s best scent. Scroll on to learn more.
In business since 2009, Sharp's Crossing is a U-Pick wonderland of purple fields and fabulous smells. This little-known oasis is a local treasure that is quintessential to summer.
The farm spans exactly 92 acres of prairie land in central Illinois and is open seasonally beginning around the stare of June. Though it has been a lavender grower for 10 years, it has been in the family for 100.
Changing weather patterns effects each year's crop. It is wise to call ahead to see if it is a good day to pick lavender at this picturesque farm.
Each summer, the farm hosts a Lavender Festival that consists of themed food and drinks as well as demonstrations. This year's event will take place June 14-17, 2019 and last between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day.
Though the event typically features a U-Pick lavender attraction, this year's fest will go on without the activity as the recent harsh winter
Lavender has all sorts of uses from medical to cosmetic to aromatic. People love using it in their food and crafts or just to add some color to a room in their home.
Nature lovers will find peace and tranquility amongst these fields of purple. Stop by for a bundle of lavender or other lavender-related productes like candles, soaps, oils, and more.
Learn more about Sharp’s Crossing Lavender Farm on its
website or Facebook page.
Address: 1495 County Road 2300 North, Champaign, Illinois 61822
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