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Homestead Skillshare Festival

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Date:
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Time:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
Mira
Email:
mira at sfbace.org
Location Details:
Hayes Valley Farm, 450 Laguna Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

A festival to help educate, inspire and spread sustainable living and self-sufficiency skills. Habra traduccion in Espanol. Why: To make low-cost, sustainable city living accessible to many different kinds of people and jump start the transition to a more Earth-harmonious culture. To realize the potential of the Timebank to assist in skill-sharing. Who: The BACE Timebank, Hayes Valley Farm, Sf Permaculture Guild, Cohousing California, SF Urban Agriculture Alliance, PODER (SF), Occupy SF Sustainability Working Group, the Urban Homesteading Institute, Transition SF, KitchenGarden SF, SF Bee-Cause, the Connection Action Project and more! Please contact mira (at) sfbace.org for more info. Scheduled Workshops*: -cohousing, coops and intentional communities -bike machines -solar ovens -cob ovens -urban composting, worm composting -urban gardening, fruit trees and container gardening -seed-saving -food preservation (incl. miso, pickling) -diy green cleaning -green health & beauty -wine-making -disaster preparedness -herb growing, teas, local herbs and tincture making -qi gong -bee-keeping and pollination -backyard livestock (incl. ducks, horses and/or goats) -sprouting -mushroom cultivation -soap-making -candle-making -nonviolent communication -water catchment and grey water recycling -and more! (We will have some language translators for workshops on an as available basis and some of our presenters are bilingual) Tickets*: There 4 options to reciprocate the gift of this Festival (no one turned away for lack of resources). You may do one of the following: 1) donate 2hours to Hayes Valley Farm through the Timebank 2) donate 1hour to Hayes Valley Farm plus $10 to support BACE Timebank 3) make a $20-$100 donation to BACE Timebank 4) volunteer for 2 hours or teach a class at the event. Contact mira at sfbace.org for more info. Kids are free, families welcome! *There are no guaranteed workshops. Rain or shine. No refunds.
Added to the calendar on Mon, Mar 26, 2012 3:47PM
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