Hurst Lavender Farm
Grant Recipient

July 15, 2021

WomensNet Mini Grant Awarded to Hurst Springs Lavender Farm

Hurst Springs Lavender Farm

Woman Entrepreneur:
Cynthia Fry

Congratulations to Cynthia Fry, Founder of Hurst Springs Lavender Farm for being the WomensNet Mini Grant recipient.

Hurst Springs Lavender Farm is an 8-acre central Texas farm growing and selling high-quality organic lavender and lavender-based products. The goal is to promote the growth and use of organically-grown and produced lavender and lavender-based products native to central Texas through local farmer’s markets, festivals, craft boutiques, and internet sales.

“I am motivated to help other people discover their own potential and help them work towards their goals. I love working in my garden.”

The WomensNet Mini Grant will help Fry plant over 400 plants as well as fund marketing efforts and new supplies.

If you want to apply for the 2021 WomensNet Grants, view our website for more information. Applications are currently being reviewed for the $10,000 Amber Grant. You can apply today to be considered.

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