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Summer 2014 Workshop
August 30, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
Join us for a day of art and learning in the North Street Garden, led by the current class of North Street Affiliated Artists.
9:00 Welcome and Introductions led by Noel Woodhouse
9:30 Alaskan Milling led by Noel Woodhouse
Select, prepare, and mill lumber out of locally sourced logs, using an Alaskan Chainsaw Mill.
10:30 Flutemaking led by Tim Oslund
Work side-by-side with an accomplished woodworker to make your own flute out of the local hardwood of your choice.
noon Garden Lunch and Botanical Printmaking led by Melany Katz
Use a solar transfer technique to make prints from fir tree branches, sprigs, and leaves from the yard.
1:30 Soapmaking, led by Alana Rivera founder of Etta + Billie
Use fir tree needles to create a one-of-a-kind batch of soap.
5:00 Community Dinner
Linger over a homemade garden meal to reflect on the day and give input into the future of the North Street Collective.
Sunday: Fort Bragg Field Trip
We’ll visit woodworkers, artisans, galleries, and the forest to gather ideas and learn from the work of our coastal neighbors.
9:00 Coffee and homemade apple tarts, with special guest Robin Freeman, founder of Institute for Sustainable Policy Studies
Discuss the role of care-taking in creating thriving communities and sustainable economies, including forestry, woodworking, and other local industries.
10:00 Depart for the Coast
Carpools will caravan out Highway 20.
11:00 Artisan Village
Visit Star Fargey and his fellow artists at their Artisan Village in Fort Bragg.
We’ll have a stop in downtown Fort Bragg for lunch. Plan to enjoy a local restaurant or bring a bite to eat from home.
1:00 Lost Coast Culture Machine
Take a tour of the papermill and gallery work at the Lost Coast Culture Machine in Fort Bragg.
2:30 Jackson State Demonstration Forest
Hike the beautiful waterfall trail underneath the redwoods.
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