Get Lost In The Acres Of Flowers At The Beautiful Sleepy Bees Lavender Farm In Nebraska

You’ve probably heard that old Mark Twain quote, “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” That sentiment couldn’t be more true than it is for Jerry and Holly McCabe, owners of Sleepy Bees Lavender Farm in Cortland. When their jobs were suddenly moved out of state, the couple made the “terrifying” decision to do something they knew they would love: they turned their 21-acre property into a lavender- and honey-producing farm.

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The 2020 growing season will be tricky thanks to worries and restrictions regarding the coronavirus pandemic. At the time of publication, the owners are still planning to go through with the lavender festival in July, but that is subject to change. Follow along on the farm’s Facebook page or website to stay up to date on any upcoming news.

This is one of just two working lavender farms in Nebraska. Read about the other one here.


Address: 25700 S 38th St, Firth, NE 68358, USA