Planet: Home Festival July 21st
This year we'll be featuring some great local bands playing live music, tasty local food, fun games for kids and adults, and interactive learning opportunities.
Come meet more of your neighbors and play with your family and friends.
More information available here.
Some specific things you can look forward to experiencing and learning about:
DIY solar hot water systems
Produce and plant swap (Bring home-made or home-grown items to barter)
Leave-One-Take-One share table (bring items for gifting)
Tool sharpening (bring your dull tools)
"Stone soup" salad and fruit salad (bring potluck salad and/or fruit items to share. We'll keep adding ingredients as they show up!)
Tool donation station for the new NE Seattle Tool Library (bring electric or hand-powered tools you'd like to share)
Sustainable food prepared by Outside the Box / Cata Catering food company (Paleo beef chili, curry chicken/curry veg and coconut cardamom cauliflower rice)
Alternative currencies / Fourth Corner Exchange
Sun jam demonstration
Local watershed model
Materials salvaging and repurposing
Healing salve for cuts, scrapes, and burns workshop
Tug-o-war and bag toss games, sack races
Cedar lotion bars workshop
DIY weatherization and insulation
Polyhedra building with magnets
Energy retrofit home tour
Slow motion pie-eating contest
Gardening Q&A booth
Art projects table for kids
Cascadian Edible Landscapes
Live local music from Klez Chaos, Podorythmie, and Leo Brodie!
and much more!
Scheduled activities (other events run all day or we're still deciding exact times):
11-12, 2-3 DIY Affordable and trouble free solar hot water systems
11-12 Rain Gardens with Loralee Wenger
12-1 Remodeling for Resilience: Learn from a case-study example by the homeowner how to remodel your home for efficiency, health and resilience. Tour included.
1-2 Cedar Lotion Bars workshop
3-4 Mushroom Symbiosis with Radical Mycology
4-5 Healing Salve from Common Plants workshop
1-2 Musical entertainment by Leo Brodie
2-3 Klezmer music by Klez Chaos
3-4 French Canadian steps and tunes by Podorythmie
Check back here closer to the date for more details. We will update this page as we finalize our schedule.