Farm Journal: Preparing for Spring

lavender fields

As winter begins to recede, our farmers have plenty to do across our 25-acre property as we anticipate spring's glorious arrival. Each year, the time comes to assess our beloved rows of lavender. Once they've lived about ten years, it is time to remove and replace the oldest lavender plants, as the seasonal harvest and shearing takes its toll.

Posted: 17 Feb, 2021 Filed Under: Farm Life

A Los Poblanos love story

black and white photo of Albert Simms and Ruth McCormick

This Los Poblanos love story begins in the most unusual of places, far from our farm in the Rio Grande Valley, in the hallowed halls of the United States Capitol. As the 71st Congress was being called into session in March of 1929, two freshman members in the House of Representatives met for the first time: Albert Gallatin Simms of New Mexico and Ruth Hanna McCormick of Illinois. 

Posted: 14 Feb, 2021 Filed Under: People of LP, History & Preservation

Introducing our new Chocolate de Nuevo Mexico

hot chocolate in container

Warm up on those cold winter days with our newest offering 

Our Farm Foods collection just got a little sweeter. We're thrilled to introduce Chocolate de Nuevo Mexico, with a cozy Campo-created recipe and delightful packaging that's ready for you and your family to enjoy at home.

Posted: 9 Feb, 2021 Filed Under: All Things Lavender, Rio Grande Valley Cuisine