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Summer 2014 Workshop

August 30, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Join us for a day of art and learning in the North Street Garden, led by the current class of North Street Affiliated Artists.


Saturday Workshops

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.


12:00 Lunch

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.


To register for this workshop, please fill out this form:

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August 30, 2014
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Noel Woodhouse


North Street Collective
350 North Street
Willits, CA 95490 United States
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