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The Lavender

Lavender, hard to estimate accurately the flowering, everything depends on the spring, sunshine ... but so beautiful when it delivers to us its purple tones, fuchsia ... In Diois, fields are small, scattered and reveal themselves to visitors eager  of wild corners.

A few explanations

Lavender is typical of this country because it blooms in lands located between 500 and 1200 meters.

There are two kinds of lavender in a natural state in the Diois, the true lavender (or fine) and the aspic that easily differentiates of the Lavandin that is the mixture of these two species. It has a larger tuft, it is the most cultivated because it is more profitable and grows easily in plain up to 800 meters but is twice less odorous.

Do you know...

 

that lavender has many virtues?

 

This is an antivenin, it facilitates the healing of wounds, dried flowers are used as a moth repellent while perfuming the cupboard and a few drops of oil are sufficient in the bath to make it soothing...



 

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Louine Farm and Distillery

Barnave

Sales of the distillery and the hive products : essential oils, flower waters and cosmetics, honeys. From the 7th of July to 18th of August, guided visit possible every Thursdays at 10am. Detailed presentation of the theory of distillation, our products and its properties

Adress :

lieu dit La Louine
26310 Barnave
04 75 21 84 43
solaure.drome@orange.fr
http://www.solaure.fr

Opening time :

From 31/03 to 31/12/2018, daily.
Sales on local markets : on Wednesday and Saturday mornings in Die.
Sale on the farm: on Thursdays in July and August from 9 AM to 6 PM.
We also sell our products at La Carline in Die.

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Brette Vieille Farm

Brette

Producer of goat cheese, honey, walnut oil, jam, lavender, goat meat cold cuts ready meals, goat milk soap. Member of the network 'Bienvenue à la Ferme'.

Adress :

Ferme Brès
26340 Brette
06 07 34 89 23
06 86 21 12 77
contact@gaec-brettevieille.com
http://gaec-brettevieille.com

Opening time :

From 01/01 to 31/12/2018, daily.

Distillerie des 4 Vallées

Chamaloc

Traditional distillery for lavender and other aromatic plants. Introduction to and sales of essential oils and other lavender-based products.

Adress :

302 chemin des Garandons
26150 Chamaloc
04 75 22 20 14
06 16 66 78 47
aaubanel@orange.fr
http://www.lavandes.fr

Opening time :

From 01/01 to 14/06/2018, daily.
By appointment.

From 15/06 to 15/09/2018, daily.
9AM-7PM.

From 16/09 to 31/12/2018, daily.
By appointment.

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Bleudiois Lavender Distillery

Solaure en Diois

Discover the ancestral distillation process (lavender and lavendin) and find out about the differences between these two species. We also sell essential oils and regional products : walnut oil, lavender and all flowers honey, lavender bunches, lime, thyme…

Adress :

Pont de Quart
26150 Solaure en Diois
06 86 21 77 16
bleudiois@orange.fr
http://www.associationbleudiois.com

Opening time :

From 07/07 to 26/08/2018, daily between 10 AM and 7 PM.
Can open later than expected depening on the distillation conditions, please ask.

La Ferme des Perbeaux

Die

I grow, harvest and transform aromatic plants and offer a range of plant-based products (safran, cordial, herbal tea, dried aromatic herb, floral water, oil, essential oil, fruit juice.)

Adress :

2185 route d'Ausson
26150 Die
06 37 49 82 77
michaelguyomar@yahoo.fr
http://www.perbeaux.fr

Opening time :

From 01/01 to 31/12/2018, daily.
By appointment.

Ferme du Villard (farm)

Brette

Producers of goat and sheep cheese, lavender and lavendin essential oils, walnut, walnut oil, jams, syrups, desserts and biscuits, ready meals, vegetables and soaps. Ferme-Auberge and catering service (by booking).

Adress :

Le Villard
26340 Brette
06 85 15 88 26
04 75 27 20 90
obonheurdujour@aol.com
http://www.la-ferme-du-villard.com

Opening time :

From 01/07 to 31/08/2018, every Sunday.
At 10.30 AM. By booking the rest of the year.

Capribouq' Farm

Recoubeau-Jansac

AOP labelled, organic Picodon goat cheese producer, organic goat meat pâtés and sausages. Local products sales : honey, walnut oil, walnuts and lentils.

Adress :

Quartier Pied Gros
26310 Recoubeau-Jansac
06 71 89 28 23
joceline.dupraz@wanadoo.fr
thierry.dupraz@live.fr
http://capribouq.e-monsite.com

Opening time :

From 01/01 to 31/12/2018, daily.
The shop is open all year round and you can visit the farm by appointment, every day, please call 06 71 89 28 23.

L'Ame des Simples

Vachères-en-Quint

Mindful of the plants and the change of seasons, we transform with traditional methods, our hand-picked wild and cultivated plants to offer you a colourful range of floral waters, essential oils, oily and buds macerations …

Adress :

Les Tourettes
26150 Vachères-en-Quint
04 75 21 87 78
06 83 52 04 93
contact@amedessimples.fr
http://www.amedessimples.fr

Opening time :

From 01/06 to 31/08/2018, every Wednesday at 5 PM.
Distillation on site on Wednesday afternoons.
Open other days by appointment.