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Donor Circles Spring 2019

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Dear Friends,

Thank you again for being a member of Hidden Villa’s donor circle. When you click into Register your Interest, please identify the number of tickets (up to 10) in the comment section. In gratitude, we're excited to invite you and your friends to our Homesteading Day!

Join us as we celebrate the practice of sustainability and self-reliance through home-scale agriculture and the cultivation of culinary and craft skills! Hear from local experts and passionate enthusiasts and learn to use natural resources in your community. With demonstrations and conversations in sheep-shearing, fiber arts, food preservation, backyard chicken care, composting, fruit tree pruning and so much more, you are guaranteed to leave with knowledge and inspiration!

9:30am - 11:30am Sheep Shearing                 

Sheep-dog herding demonstrations, hands-on wool activities, and local artisans using wool for their craft

10:30am - 2:00pm Food Trucks Available

12:30pm - 4:00pm Homesteading Afternoon   

Learn how to bring exciting new skills into your home with booths dedicated to beekeeping, winemaking, natural dyes, cheesemaking, wild foods, and more!

Expand your skills with presentations and demonstrations on:

  • Fermented Foods
  • Natural Dyes
  • Homemade Mead
  • Fruit Tree Pruning
  • Chicken Care
  • Sheep Shearing
  • Scything
  • Beer Brewing

Meet the folks behind some of the incredible small food and farm businesses that support the Bay Area and discover new ways to shop locally and with intention. Plus, a special keynote speech by award-winning author, photographer, and champion of edible gardens, Rosalind Creasy.

We want this opportunity to be accessible for all. If you are interested in learning about how we can assist in making participation in this event possible for you, please email development@hiddenvilla.org

And don't miss your opportunity to win a unique door prize from Hidden Villa's farm.  Those who bike, walk, hike, or run to the farm will be entered for a chance to win a Special Hidden Villa item.      

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