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Gospel Flat Farm
Bolinas, CA
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Join Sasha Duerr and Kelsie Kerr at Gospel Flat Farm in Bolinas, California for a full-day workshop of exploring the seasonal color and flavor of spring.

Spend the morning making and using seasonal plant dyes and tasting the diversity of locally farmed and foraged ingredients. You will learn to create a full spectrum of the unique spring color palette with Sasha, and dye an array of stunning take-home plant dyed textiles. Kelsie will lead a produce tasting highlighting local seasonal produce.

Begin the lunch hour with an aperitif and late spring weed walk to learn about edible dye-producing plants in the wild, and then sit down together for a delicious lunch featuring produce and dye plants from the local farms of Bolinas. The day will end with a community color installation dyed with the same ingredients.

Our SPRING COLOR+TASTE PALETTE WORKSHOP is the third of PERMACOUTURE INSTITUTE's FOUR SEASON SERIES - more unique seasonal sessions will be offered to savor slow textiles and the biodiversity of color and taste throughout the upcoming year.

SASHA DUERR is the founder of Permacouture Institute,a non-profit supporting regenerative design for fashion and textiles. She is a textile artist and designer who works with biodiversity and reviving seasonal and local plant-based color. The author of "The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes" (Timber Press/ Workman Publishing 2011), Sasha is a professor at the California College of the Arts, where she develops curriculum in the intersection between slow textiles and social practice.

KELSIE KERR is a local chef and teacher dedicated to establishing connections with small farms and artisanal producers. Besides catering events and teaching classes, Kelsie is currently collaborating on the cookbook "The Art of Simple Food II" to be released in May 2013. Kelsie's cooking roots are firmly established in the Bay Area including many years as Chef of Chez Panisse, Director of The Cooking School at Cavallo Pont and the founder of Kelsie's Kitchen in San Francisco.

PERMACOUTURE INSTITUTE ( is a project of the Trust for Conservation Innovation a 501c3 non-profit.
Sunday May 05, 2013 10:00 AM - Sunday May 05, 2013 3:00 PM | $150.00



Gospel Flat Farm (View)
140 Olema Rd
Bolinas, CA 94924
United States



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