Learn about this wonderful plant, the many varieties of it grown in Ontario, and many ways to enjoy it. Explore the visual knowledge base on Lavenderpedia.

The Purple Road is a directory of lavender farms and businesses across Ontario, and your guide to lavender festivals, agri-tourism, special events, products and services.


Interested in becoming a grower, producer, or retailer of lavender in Ontario? Learn more about the Ontario Lavender Association.

Lavender Buzz is your source for news and useful information related to lavender in Ontario. Subscribe to the e-newsletter and follow our blog to hear about lavender fairs, events, workshops, gardening tips and lavender lore.


On the Purple Road, find many lavender farm agri-tourism destinations in Ontario, as well as local suppliers of lavender with products in stores and online. From farm facilities to processors, from artisans and retailers, no matter how you plan to experience lavender in Ontario, the farms and businesses along The Purple Road are here to welcome you. 


The Ontario Lavender Association (OLA) is a not-for-profit incorporated organization representing the interests of the new lavender sector in Ontario. The OLA has the mandate to support the development of the lavender industry in Ontario through market expansion, research and development, training and educating, and mobilizing growers, processors and retailers to grow this industry.

Our vision is to grow the Ontario lavender industry, together.

Membership includes Ontario-based lavender growers and farms, lavender processors, lavender suppliers and retailers, and other businesses that support the development of the sector in Ontario.

To contact the Ontario Lavender Association, please email ontariolavenderassociation@gmail.com

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This website supported by Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial initiative that encourages innovation, competitiveness and market development in Canada’s agri-food and agri products sector.