All About Relaxation & Lavender in Iowa Blog

  • Iowa Lavender Family Christmas Video

    We love sharing our family traditions with all of you. For the 10th straight year, we are pleased to present to you the Mortvedt Family Annual Chri...
  • Top 10 Relaxing Gifts Under $10

    Christmas is almost here and many of us are putting those last minute touches to finish off the list.  Here are 10 relaxing gift and stocking ideas under $10
  • Iowa Lavender Gives Back to Local Teachers

    In 2021, Iowa Lavender kicked off Giving Tuesday with a promotion to encourage giving to our local teachers and staff in Ames.  
  • GIVING TUESDAY EXTENDED: Help Us Give To Local Teachers

    This year, we would like to donate mini gift sets to our local teachers and school staff in Ames. 
  • Nov 19-21: Holiday Arts & Crafts Show in Des Moines

    Join Iowa Lavender at the Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Show in Des Moines.  It's in the Varied Industries Building at the Iowa State Fairground...
  • Julia makes Lavender Sugar Cookies on Hello Iowa WHO-TV

    13 year old Julia Mortvedt was featured on WHO-TV Hello Iowa in their 'What's Cooking' segment on National Dessert Day.
  • 'What's Cooking' with Lavender on Hello Iowa WHO-TV

    Iowa Lavender owner Jessica Mortvedt was featured on WHO-TV Hello Iowa. Check out this easy to make lavender cream cheese pastry that is sure to de...
  • How to Make Lavender Sugar

    Add a subtle and elegant flair to your cooking by making your own lavender sugar. It's quick and easy to make.  Ingredients:  2 Tablespoons of La...
  • Easy Lavender Cream Cheese Pastry

    Impress your friends and family with your culinary skills with this delicious and easy lavender cream cheese pastry. This pastry is perfect for a ...
  • Lavender Sugar Cookies

    Are you ready to add a new dimension to your cookies? Rolling this tried and true sugar cookie recipe in lavender sugar will add a touch of elegan...
  • Iowa Lavender on the Iowa Business Report

    Iowa Lavender was recently featured on the Iowa Business Report radio show and podcast with Jeff Stein. Listen in to the interview about how the farm got started. 
  • Video: Out in the Field Cutting Lavender

    Here's a glimpse of the Iowa Lavender harvest with owner Jessica Mortvedt talking about lavender in the field.