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Homestead Faire at Hidden Villa 4/27

Uploaded: Apr 16, 2019


Here's a fun Food Party! for you: on Saturday April 27th Hidden Villa will hold its second annual Homesteading Fair. Sheep Sheering, Beer Brewing, Fermenting and much more. Plus a talk by garden guru Ros Creasy. Don't miss it!



Homesteading Faire celebrates 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.

9:30am - 11:30am Sheep Shearing
Sheep-shearing 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.

Folks are invited to spend the entire day, or join for only the morning Sheep Shearing portion, or afternoon Homesteading Fair.

All Day Pass: $30/person
Sheep Shearing Morning Only: $20/person
Homesteading Afternoon Only: $15/person
*Children 2 and under are free and do not need to register.

They want the opportunity to be accessible for all. If you are interested in participation assistance, please email communityprograms@hiddenvilla.org.

Those who bike, walk, hike, or run to the farm will be entered for a chance to win a Special Hidden Villa item!



photos by Redwoodhikes.com

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