Tour - Distilling Lavender

$50.00
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This tour lasts 3 hours and starts at 2:00 pm

  • During which you'll learn a lot about distilling and you'll be going all over the farm in order to see it from beginning to end.

Included in the fee:

  • Daily Farm Pass
  • A 10 ml bottle of essential oil
  • A 6 oz bottle of hydrosol

You will learn about 

  • Harvesting for distilling 
  • Different species and what they mean for oils and hydrosols 
  • Still materials (positives and negatives about them) 
    • Copper 
    • Stainless Steel 
    • Glass 
    • Methods of distilling which include 
  • Hydro Distillation 
  • Steam Distillation 
  • Anatomy of a still 
    • Take it apart and put it back together, right? 
  • Loading the still 
  • Cooling system (the condenser) 
    • Steam distillation is about putting steam through plant material. It then has to be cooled back into liquid. What are the ways to do that? 
  • Separating the essential oil from the hydrosol 
  • Processing the distillate after it is separated 
  • Aging 
  • Record keeping 
  • Using essential oil in various ways 
  • Using hydrosol, the newest popular item 

Tour Location:  Lavender Wind Farm, 2530 Darst Road, Coupeville WA  98239