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September 2018

The Soil Sponge: Online Course

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on September 12, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on September 17, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on September 19, 2018 at 12:00pm

Join us a live for a live, interactive online course with author Didi Pershouse (September 10, 12, 17, and 19*).   Times are listed in Eastern Standard Time.  For CA, this class runs from 9am-10:30am. A healthy soil sponge can soak up rain, store and filter water, and provide resilience for farms, towns, and businesses. Changes in land management can address interconnected issues like flooding, drought, wildfires, human health, and regional temperature shifts--at far less cost than we currently spend on fixing…

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Permaculture Convergence

September 20 @ 8:00 am - September 23 @ 5:00 pm
Solar Living Center, 13771 S. Hwy 101
Hopland, CA 95449
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  It's not a festival, It's not a conference, It's... THE CONVERGENCE FALL EQUINOX ~ Harvest Moon • 8 Stages • 5 Zones • 100+ Speakers & Workshops • Live Music • Delicious Food • Visionary Art Installations • On-site Camping • Family Friendly • Sustainable Living Demos • Collaborative Councils with Courageous Conversations MUSIC LINEUP Ayla Nereo • MJ's Brass Boppers • LoCura • Bicicletas por la Paz • DJ Dragonfly • J Brave & Braxton • Lydia Violet…

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Community Knitting at A Verb For Keeping Warm

September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until December 27, 2018

A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Connect with your fellow Bay Area knitters! Need some pattern or yarn advice for your next project or just looking for a friendly group to chat with while getting some rows done? Come to our free community knitting event and share your latest WIP! Everyone is welcome -- feel free to bring a friend and a snack to share! Date: Every Thursday Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Led by staff members Jenna + Laurin This event is FREE! No RSVP needed.…

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Women of Abundance

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Soul Food Farm, 6046 Pleasants Valley Rd
Vacaville, CA 95688 United States
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Women Entrepreneurs in the Regenerative Culture, Economy, and Community September 22, 2018 11:00AM - 4:00PM  Soul Food Farm, Vacaville CA 95688   How do we build and shape the traits that give women the strength and empowerment to lift themselves up? Are there lessons from the past we can use to reaffirm the comradery and support that women have historically shared with one another? We believe that women of the 21st century can, and should, aspire to uplift and encourage one…

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Weaving & Wool at Forest Home Farms

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Forest Home Farms, 19953 San Ramon Valley Blvd
San Ramon, CA United States
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Find out how the fluffy wool coat that sheep grow every year is turned into something we can use. Get up close to the animals and watch herding demonstrations. Weaving & Wool Saturday, September 22, 2018 11am-2pm Forest Home Farms, San Ramon Admission is FREE For more information, call 925.973.3200 or visit ForestHomeFarms.com.

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Tapestry Weaving 101

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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  Instructor: Shaine Drake Catch weaver fever! In this class you will learn the basics of tapestry weaving so you can make woven wall hangings. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from Bay Area artist Shaine Drake! She will bring in plenty of samples of her own work and a list of her favorite resources. For true beginners and fiber enthusiasts! No weaving experience required. You'll learn: - to warp your loom - plain weave - to use multiple colors - to…

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Tapestry Weaving Social w/Instructor

September 23 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fiber Circle Studio, 8099 La Plaza Suite H
Cotati, CA 94931
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Are you a self-starter? Need tapestry weaving help? Perhaps you just want to socialize & build your sills? This Tapestry Weaving Social is perfect for you! Come create, relax, restore or refine your weaving skills. The inspiring & spunky Keyaira Terry will be on hand to give you instruction, ideas & inspiration. Bring your own yarn, loom & tools or use ours for an additional $5. Can't finish in time? No worries, borrow our loom & return it later. Aren't…

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Growing, Gathering, and Dyeing with Plants

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Explore which types of plants you can grow and gather locally that can be used in the natural dyeing process.  Now is your chance to become part of an ancient tradition! This class will prepare you for natural dyeing on four different protein (animal) fibers. In this class, you will learn: - How to create a dye garden, what plants to grow and how many - How to use whole plants to create a wide variety of color - How…

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Brown Bag Talk: Regional Climate Beneficial Systems

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
John Muir Conference Room, 801 K St
Sacramento, CA 95814
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Sewing Lab – Garment Construction – All Levels

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2018

Rainbow Fabrics, 50 Bolinas Road
Fairfax, CA 94930 United States
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A love of adornment is one of our most basic tendencies. It exists in all cultures, telling stories about who we are and how we see ourselves. Come together is this class to make your own simple clothing and hone your sense of personal style. Be inspired to develop your sewing skills in a group of fun loving and creative women. Start with easy and then sooner than you think you’ll be making clothing of more complexity. If you already…

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