First Saturday of Each Month - 10:30-11:30 am
Meet fellow urban food gardeners. Exchange fruit and vegetable crops. Other items, clothes, books, household goods, are also welcome to share at the swap. Enjoy the beautiful park and meet people in your community. Come and learn how you can start your own swap in your own neighborhood!
Saturday, February 14, 10am-4pm
At The Gill Tract, Albany, CA 94706
or contact Allison Shiozaki firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule of the Day:
- Mandala Heart: We will be creating a large mandala on the Gill Tract with natural materials, from site, flowers, leaves, branches, herbs... & whatever people may choose to bring. Beginning with gathering materials, creation through out event.
- Seed envelope decoration (all day)
- Visioning station & Valentine Making
- Seed Bomb making
- Banner Making
Andres Soto, Community for a Better Environment.
David Brown, Co-Founder of Americans Against Fracking and Organizer with Californians Against Fracking.
Mark Squire, Owner and Manager of Good Earth Natural Foods, & organizer for Californian's for GE Food Labeling.
Shake Your Peace band performs + Earth Lover Mingle Mixer
- Fruit Tree Grafting with Growing Together. Instructor; Justin Valone. Learn the technique of grafting new varieties onto apple, pear or plum rootstock (available by donation).
Don't forget volunteers are always welcome!
We'd like to extend a special invite to our local community gardeners to mingle & show love to our soil lovers!
& Any seeds you've grown out locally are a special blessing to bring with!
Things you may want to bring:
-Seeds for swapping! We scored some donations too, so there will be free seeds, bringing seeds not a requirement but very very welcome.
-Grafting knives, heavy duty exacto-knives work too
-at least one leather/heavy gardening glove (for grafting workshop)
-materials for making of mandala: flowers, fruits, leaves, shells, ribbons, etc.