Fibershed Producers @ Temescal Farmers’ Market

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July 2020

Fundamentals of Soil Health Workshop

July 8 - July 9

Join Napa RCD for a 2-day Fundamentals of Soil Health Online Workshop through Zoom. Please register for each day separately at the links below. Agenda (July 8, 8-11 am): Register Here through Zoom Learn about the importance of maintaining proper soil health. Learn about different biological, physical, and chemical soil properties and how these properties can be assessed to determine soil health. Learn about the North Coast Soil Hub’s ongoing research about how different soil management practices affect/benefit soil health.…

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Badass Brioche Level 2

July 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fiber Circle Studio, 8099 La Plaza Suite H
Cotati, CA 94931 United States
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Welcome to Badass Brioche LEVEL TWO!   If you've already done a little bit of brioche, this is the next step. This is a 2 session class that covers brioche in the round, flat and shaping the brioche using decreasing. We'll also get comfortable doing brioche on a fingering weight yarn for this lightweight cowl!   We will meet twice: Saturday, July 11 and 25; 10:30 am -12:00 pm.   Please purchase the pattern prior to class: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fingering-brioche-bandana-cowl   Materials…

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Dyeing with Summer Flowers with Deepa Natarajan

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
$20

Join natural dyer, gardener, and ethnobotanist Deepa Natarajan for a virtual dye demo highlighting summer flowers. Dyeing with flowers can be incredibly rewarding as these little punches of color work their magic quickly on cloth! Plant highlights will come from Deepa and co-author Helen Krayenhoff's book "10 Plants for Color" with a handful of other seasonal surprise plants from Farm Alley Flowers. We'll cover some history of dyeing, fiber preparation, plant selection and go through the process of dyeing up…

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Fibershed Producers @ Temescal Farmers’ Market

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Temescal Farmers’ Market, 5300 Claremont Ave. (DMV)
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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Megan of Summer Solace is continuing the tradition of providing Fibershed Producer products at her booth at the Temescal, Oakland Farmers' Market every other week.

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Growing & Processing Flax with Sandy Fisher

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
$20

Join Sandy Fisher of Chico Flax for an online presentation about growing and processing flax to make linen. Sandy will first show images of this year's crop—growing, harvesting, retting in the field and in the tanks, and drying on the lines before processing. Sandy will then do a hands-on demo of all three steps of flax processing: 1) The manual Brake and how/why the tool is used with the flax bundle. 2) The Scutching board and paddle and how/why it…

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Fibershed Producers @ Temescal Farmers’ Market

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Temescal Farmers’ Market, 5300 Claremont Ave. (DMV)
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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Megan of Summer Solace is continuing the tradition of providing Fibershed Producer products at her booth at the Temescal, Oakland Farmers' Market every other week.

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August 2020

Japanese Indigo, Seed to Seed, with Craig Wilkinson

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
$20

Join Craig Wilkinson of Craig's Indigo for this virtual event. He will share his experience growing indigo over the last seven years in Northern California, including his current crop at the Santa Rosa Junior College Shone Farm located in Forestville, California. Craig will give a general comparison of indigo vats made from composted indigo and indigo pigment made from a water extraction method. He will also be dyeing fibers from several Fibershed producers. Participants will be invited to submit questions.…

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Tips for Sewing Jeans with Dan DiSanto

August 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
$20

Join designer Dan DiSanto for a virtual sewing demo on how to do a join fly, how to make a fell seam on a single needle machine, and some pocket tricks for blue jeans. Participants will be invited to submit questions. Register on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2mKkK672T2uF07DaKgAdPQ A video of the webinar will be made available to webinar registrants within approximately one week of the event. Dan has been a pattern maker and technical designer for over 40 years working for such…

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Fibershed Producers @ Temescal Farmers’ Market

August 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Temescal Farmers’ Market, 5300 Claremont Ave. (DMV)
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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Megan of Summer Solace is continuing the tradition of providing Fibershed Producer products at her booth at the Temescal, Oakland Farmers' Market every other week.

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California Wool Growers Association’s 160th Annual Meeting and Convention

August 14 - August 15
Inn at Morro Bay, 60 State Park Road
Morro Bay, CA 93442
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Join us for the California Wool Growers Association's 160th Annual Meeting and Convention on August 14 - 15, 2020 in Morro Bay. California Wool Growers Association is committed to delivering lasting value to support and grow all segments of the California sheep industry. This event delivers on this commitment by providing an opportunity for members to participate in educational workshops, discuss issues impacting the industry, and be engaged in association policy making. Hotel Information: For reservations call 1-800-321-9566 and mention the California…

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