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august, 2017

19aug12:00 PM3:00 PMAn Afternoon at Nellie’s Lavender EstateRSVP by August 10

Event Details

The cost of $30 includes a light luncheon featuring an array of culinary lavender products, organically grown and harvested at Nellie’s, including kale salad with maple herbal vinaigrette, assorted fruits with organic lavender sugar, lemon lavender or Herbes de Provence scones with whipped butter or cream cheese, fruit salad with lavender infused honey, lemon lavender buttercream cake and wine tasting. Assorted beverages of herbal water, lavender lemonade and herbal teas along with a Popsicle for a walk in the fields of lavender are available. In addition, wine may be purchased for $6 per glass after lunch.
As part of the million pollinator challenge, Nellie’s Lavender Estate boasts over 450 lavender plants across 12 varieties, 300,000 and counting wildflowers, sunflowers, pumpkins, and seven variety of herbs. 
Guests will partake in a mini essential oil class hosted by Paula Burke, owner of PS Sunflowers and reiki practitioner to create a lotion or 3 roller bottles with the essential oils of your choice. There will be 20 oils to choose from and fractionated coconut oil as the carrier oil.
Mail checks payable to Olivet College by August 10 – Attn. Marty Jennings, Olivet College, 320 S. Main St., Olivet, MI 49076.


(Saturday) 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Nellie's Lavender Estate (Jackson, MI)

634 N. Mechanic St.


Marty (Mason) Jennings '67, director of alumni engagementalumnirelations@olivetcollege.edu | 269.749.7644