Hands On! A Community Skills-Share Fair

Sixth Annual Skills Fair – FEB 6TH, 2016

Sustainable NE Seattle is collaborating with Meadowbrook Community Center to offer our 6th annual HANDS ON! community skills–share fair.
Workshop Schedule <http://sustainableneseattle.org/event/handson2016/workshops>

What is a skills fair? A day of sharing practical skills with our neighbors – we will have short workshops on a wide variety of skills, from knitting to basic carpentry to soil building. The day will include a homemade soup luncheon with speakers Anne Biklé and David Montgomery, authors of The Hidden Half of Nature.

When? Saturday, Feb 6th, 2016 Skills from 10-5, Lunch at 12:30

Where? Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125

Why? Building resilience – If we can build a neighborhood where we know how to take care of our needs close to home – we are more likely to do well in difficult times Growing Community – If we work together, share resources, eat and celebrate together, our community fabric grows stronger! Reducing waste – if we can repurpose that old sweater, it stays out of the landfill. Categories for class offerings Growing Food Fiber Arts and Crafts Cooking and Baking Repair and Maintenance Digital skills Bikes Resource Conservation Techniques Make your own…, etc.


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