webinar will provide an in-depth overview of a new self-paced online course for
lavender growers. Many
growers are diversifying their farms and turning to production systems that
lend themselves to drawing
upon natural amenities and/or instituting agritourism. Lavender farming is
growing in popularity around the country, in part, for these reasons. This
webinar will introduce attendees to a curriculum designed as a comprehensive
introduction to lavender production for beginning growers. The curriculum
also extends the opportunity for existing growers to learn from nationally
recognized experts with sensitivity to regional diversity. The webinar will walk
listeners through the curriculum topics and introduce a few of the lavender
growers and experts who contributed their expertise and experience to this
Presented by: Seven Mattes is an Assistant Professor in the Anthropology Department at Michigan State University. Seven is the project manager for the new lavender curriculum soon to be launched and offered via MSU Extension and Wynne Wright is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Community Sustainability and Sociology at Michigan State University.
This project is a partnership between, Michigan State University, Kansas State University and United States Lavender Growers Association (USLGA).
Created by Rosa Soliz