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    Lavender by the Bay Gluten-Free Shortbread Cookies

    Lavender has always been one of my favorite things. I diffuse lavender essential oils and sip it in tea. When I began to explore New York City’s local markets and gardens, Lavender by the Bay was one of my first discoveries. Tucked away in Long Island, this beautiful family farm was founded in 2002 and serves up fresh lavender for culinary, personal, and craft purposes. During the spring and summer, you can find their goods by visiting their farm. (Click here for more details.) If you’re not up for the journey you can find their goods year-round at several Greenmarkets around the city. My roommates and I use Lavender by…