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6th Annual Permaculture Festival & Skill Share

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free
Permaculture
Free event for all ages, come and share your skills, learn new ones and celebrate resilience.
Film
“The Mushroom Seekers” with filmmaker Pam Kray 11:30am
 A multi-country examination of mushrooms and mushroom gatherers.

Walks will meet at the west door of the gallery – 1st floor
10:30am Bird Walk with Dan Joseph
11:00am Native Plant Walk with Mackenzie Younger
1pm Medicinal Plant Walk with Anne Wiesen
1pm Tree Bed Care/Planting with Talia Willner (TreePEP)
2pm Seed Walk with Carlos Espinal

Music
Fred Scholl & Marty Bostoff
Pancakes 10am – noon. Apples and Cider from Fishkill Farms CSA
Food from SkyIce 12pm – 2pm: authentic provincial Thai food and all natural homemade artisanal ice cream.
Roti Ice Cream – fresh baked roti from the oven with a half scoop of Thai Tea ice cream, sliced bananas, a dollop of whipped cream, sprinkled with almonds.
Massaman Curry with mixed vegetables and a side of roti.
Poetry
Sweet Action Poetry Collective will read their work and host ‘share a poem’ hour at the picnic table in the north garden. 11am – 1pm
They have been writing, reading and meeting in Brooklyn since the Collective was founded in 2014 by Mirielle Clifford and Julie Hart.
Tables & Stations
Registration
Natural Plant Dye – Jennie Maydew, Textile Arts Center
A demonstration of dye techniques with plants from the OSH gardens.
Painting with Clay Pigments, Kathy Price 11am – 1pm
Natural Cleaning Solutions – at Blue Lotus Botanicals
Compost Club – near the Bins in the Farm Garden. Join the club today!
Bugs of Washington Park – Gordon E., Jr. Entomologist
Seed Saving – Carlos Espinal, 100th Seed
Solar Cooker Demo – Solar Cookers International
350BK – Climate Change Information 
Plastic Bags Costume Making Workshop 1pm – 3pm
Artichoke Dance Company frequently addresses the topic of plastic waste in our waterways and creates their costumes using this technique. A brief movement experience will be held following the costume making. Join in the Park Slope Halloween Parade with#GetOrganizedBK and 350 BK. In the parade there will be signage linking fossil fuel use to plastic consumption, a pipeline monster with signs “Slay the fossil fuel monster” and “Bring Your Own Bag” signs. 
Vendors
Blue Lotus Botanicals, Herbal Apothecary
Herbal tinctures, syrups, body care, soap
Red Barn Wraps – Waxed Sandwich Wraps
Eco-Grab-Bag – Nature Crafts
Haus Dress Himalaya – Global Fashion
Mythologie Skincare – Facial Oils
Earthship Model Kit – Model Eco-Houses
Red Bridge Studio – Original Art , Tees and Bags
Aurora Plant Works – Creative Planters
Participant Contacts
SkyIce/Jonathan Bayer: 63 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY ,eatskyicenyc.com
Mackenzie Younger: NYC Native Plants, www.nativenygardens.com
Anne Wiesen: Design By Plants, http://www.designbyplants.com
Talia Willner: Tree PEP: treepep@gmail.com
Carlos Miguel Espinal: 100th Seed: http://www.100thseed.org
Textile Arts Center: www.textileartscenter.com/, Jenny Maydew
Compost Club: firstbastian@gmail.com
Nature’s Grab Bag, Sharon Kimmelman: va-sk@juno.com
Artichoke Dance/Lynn Neuman (Director): www.artichokedance.org
Sweet Action Poetry Collective: https://sweetactionpoetry.com/
Solar Cookers International: www.solarcookers.org
350 BK: 350bk.org
Blue Lotus Botanicals: liz@bluelotusbotanicals.com
Haus Dress Himalaya: hausdress.com
Mythologie Skincare: www.mythologieskincare.com
Earthship Model Kit: www.earthshipmodelkit.com 
New York Permaculture Exchange: permaculture-exchange.org
The Old Stone House: theoldstonehouse.org

Details

Date:
October 14
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/permafestNYC/

Organizer

The NY Permaculture Exchange
Website:
http://permaculture-exchange.org/

Venue

Old Stone House
336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Website:
http://theoldstonehouse.org/

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