Natural Dyers’ Co-operative Garden

For 2017 the top area of Means of the Production Garden in Mount Pleasant will be a work and crop share for a small group of dedicated individuals interested in building community while growing and tending natural dye plants.

Over 5 months together we will plant, tend and harvest various plants at MOP for shared use and  equal division. Participants agree to attend a minimum of 10 of the 15 offered work dates as well as the site orientation and to work in a collaborative and cooperative way within the small group.   Two studio sessions for shared dye baths and a shared fleece are included.

Plants on site or to be planted: eucalyptus, madder, hollyhock, marigold, coreopsis, woad, comfrey, nettle, elderberry, willow leaves and oregon grape bark and berries.

Lead and Host: Sharon Kallis

$150 share purchase -SOLD OUT!

Orientation: Sunday March 12 3-5pm

WorkDates: Must commit to attend at least 10 of 15

2nd Sundays. 1st Wednesdays. 3rd Thursdays  April-August

Sunday 3-5pm : Apr 9, May 14, Jun 11, Jul 9, Aug 13

Wednesday 6-8pm: Apr 5, May 3, Jun 7, Jul 5, Aug 2

Thursday 6-8pm: Apr 20, May 18, Jun 20, Aug 17

Studio Dye Dates at Trillium North Park

July 6 6-9pm

August 20 12-5pm

The 6 shares  available in 2017 are all sold. This is a pilot project and we hope to offer it again, with possibly more space, in 2018.

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