The Solano-Yolo Lavender Trail

 

Cherished for its intoxicating perfume, medicinal properties, and beautiful color, lavender is one of humanity’s most prized herbs. Discover a trail of artisan lavender farms winding through Solano and Yolo Counties where this treasured plant grows in rich, colorful rows. The Trail brings together six dedicated farmers who share a passion for all things lavender, and a gift for nurturing the land.

During the lavender harvest season in June, 

on one deliciously fragrant weekend, 

these six farms celebrate with 2 days devoted to all things lavender.

Here at Il Fiorello, guests can enjoy refreshing lavender favorites such as Lavender Lemonade, a Lavender Ale from Ruhstaller Brewing, Lavender Gelato from LeoLeo Gelato, or satisfy a craving with our Sweet & Salty Lavender Popcorn.


Come and indulge in our Chefs’

Lavender-inspired Gourmet Lunch on our peaceful covered patio.

Our Menu

Farm Egg Frittata

with local Goat Cheese, Herbes de Provence, Baby Spinach & Yukon Potatoes

Served with a Salad of Summer Greens, Tomatoes, Dried Cranberries

& Focaccia Croutons with a Malbec-Lavender Vinaigrette

Lunches will be served between 11am and 1:30pm.

Select wines & beers available for purchase to accompany your meal.

 Click here to reserve your lunch for Saturday, June 22nd. $15 per person.

Click here to reserve your lunch for Sunday, June 23rd.  $15 per person.


Take a class and create a lavender wreath or a wine glass painted with lavender flowers; felt a locally-made lavender soap or discover the fascinating process of lavender distillation.

Knowledgeable growers and producers will be here to offer information on the science and art of lavender growing. Living lavender plants to pot & take as well as fresh bouquets will surprise and delight in an unforgettable lavender experience that focuses on agriculture, community, and family.


Lavender Classes & Events 

Lavender Crown Workshop with Denise Revel 

10am to 11am 

2 Sessions

Want to feel like a queen or a princess? Make a beautiful lavender crown with Denise Revel of Girl on the Hill.   We will create unique, original fresh lavender crowns which will dry and become a lovely keepsake.  The $45 class fee covers all materials and use of tools required to complete a lovely lavender crown.  The organic and sustainably farmed lavender is supplied by Girl on the Hill lavender farm.  

This workshop is limited to 25 participants per session. 

To register for the Saturday, June 22 Lavender Crown workshop, click here.

To register for the Sunday, June 23 Lavender Crown workshop, click here.


Lavender Wreath Workshop with Wendy Gorton 

11am to 12:30pm 

2 Sessions

Wendy Gorton from Leaping Lavender Herb Farm will demonstrate how she carefully crafts a lavender wreath. The lavender is grown naturally and harvested by hand. The classic appearance and soothing aroma of creating your own lavender wreath makes this workshop a heavenly experience.

The $60 class fee covers all materials and use of tools required to complete a lovely lavender wreath.  The sustainably farmed lavender is supplied by both Leaping Lavender Herb Farm and Girl on the Hill lavender farm.

This workshop is limited to 25 participants per session. 

To register for the Saturday, June 22 Lavender Wreath workshop, click here.

To register for the Sunday, June 23 Lavender Wreath workshop, click here.


Lavender Sugar Scrub Workshop with Carl Berglund

12:30pm to 1:00pm

2 Sessions

Join Carl Berglund of Morningbird Soap Co. as he shows you how to create a delightfully simple sugar scrub that uses sugar, olive oil, lavender essential oil, and dried lavender flowers. He uses lavender buds and lavender essential oil from Girl on the Hill, and olive oil from IL Fiorello, creating a great locally-sourced body care product.

The $35 class fee covers all materials and use of tools required to complete a bottle of lovely lavender sugar scrub. 

This workshop is limited to 25 participants per session. 

To register for the Saturday, June 22 Lavender Sugar Scrub workshop, click here.

To register for the Sunday, June 23 Lavender Sugar Scrub workshop, click here.


Lavender Wet Felted Art Class with Charlene Schmid

Saturday June 22, 2019
1:00pm to 2:00pm

This class will use alpaca fibers embellished with an assortment of other animal fibers to create a unique piece of wet felted art that can be used in countless ways.  Students will be provided examples, directions, and materials to create two different 4×6 felted pieces. Basic felting art class taught by Charlene Schmid, fiber consultant and founder of Integrity Alpacas & Fiber.

The $45 class fee includes all tools and materials.

This workshop is limited to 10 participants. 

To register for the Saturday, June 22 Lavender Wet Felted Art class, click here.


Lavender Felted Soap Class with Charlene Schmid

Sunday June 23, 2019
1:00pm to 2:00pm

This class will use alpaca fibers embellished with an assortment of other animal fibers to create 2 unique, decorative bars of soap. Felting soap creates a luxurious self-sudsing, mild exfoliating, wash cloth that also eliminates soap slime residue beneath the bar. The wool roving shrinks with each use, and when air-dried, prolongs the life of the soap.  Basic felting soap class taught by Charlene Schmid, fiber consultant and founder of Integrity Alpacas & Fiber.

The $45 class fee includes all tools and materials.  

This workshop is limited to 12 participants. 

To register for the Sunday, June 23 Lavender  Felted Soap class, click here.


Lavender Wine Glass Painting with Cristie Baron

2:00pm to 3:00pm

2 Sessions

Join local artist and creative guru Cristie Baron of The Joyful Art Studio in Vacaville as she guides you through painting beautiful lavender on a wine glass.

The $45 class fee includes all tools and materials.

This workshop is limited to 12 participants. 

To register for the Saturday, June 22 Lavender Wine Glass Painting workshop, click here.

To register for the Sunday, June 23 Lavender Wine Glass Painting workshop, click here.

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