What: A festival to help educate, inspire and spread sustainable living and self-sufficiency skills. (Habra traduccion en Espanol)
When: Sat, May 26th from 10-6
Where: Hayes Valley Farm, 450 Laguna Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Why: To make low-cost, sustainable city living accessible to all different kinds of people and jump start the transition to a more Earth-harmonious culture. To realize the potential of the Timebank to assist in skill-sharing.
Who: The BACE Timebank, Hayes Valley Farm, SF Permaculture Guild, Cohousing California, SF Urban Agriculture Alliance, PODER (SF), Occupy SF Sustainability Working Group, the Institute for Urban Homesteading, Transition SF, KitchenGarden SF, SF Bee-Cause, the Connection Action Project, SF Free School, Just One Tree, Ohlone Herbal Center, Planet Drum and more! Thanks to Shareable.net our media sponsor. Please contact mira (at) sfbace.org for more info.
Music: Alma Desnuda will be headlining and Nicco Tyson will be playing during the dinner and silent auction.
Spanish Translation: PODER SF
Food: Arizmendi on Valencia, PODER SF and Occupy SF! Stay for the benefit dinner.
-chicken wrangling for all ages
-insects as food
-urban composting, worm composting
-urban gardening in the Bay and container gardening
-food preservation (incl. wine-making, pickling, miso, etc)
-water catchment and grey water recycling
-herb growing, teas and tincture making
-cheese and yogurt cultures
-bee-keeping and pollination
-backyard livestock (incl. ducks, horses and/or goats)
-diy green cleaning
-green health & beauty
There 4 options to reciprocate the gift of this Festival (no one turned away for lack of resources). You may do one of the following: 1) donate 2hours to Hayes Valley Farm
through the Timebank
2) donate 1hour to Hayes Valley Farm
plus $10 to support BACE Timebank
3) make a $20-$100 donation to BACE Timebank
4) volunteer for 2 hours or teach a class at the event (we are almost full – please contact mira at sfbace.org for more info)
Donations of hours or $ can be made at the door or in advance (preferred and faster for you). To pay Hayes Valley Farm in hours, please log into your Timebank
account or sign up, then search in the search box for Hayes Valley Farm and under their logo, click “give credit”, enter the number of hours and “Homestead Festival”. You can bring cash at the door or pay here on Eventbrite
by credit card.
To volunteer or co-sponsor
, please fill out this form
(we are almost full for work-trade) – contact mira at sfbace.org for more info. To keep up to date with the event and organizing meetings, join our Meet Up group.
*No specific workshops are guaranteed. Rain or shine. No refunds.