Community projects / Crop Use

JULY at MOP

Things heat up in the garden with more sunshine, and event opportunities heat up too!

This is what you will find in the garden this month other then the ripening berries:

Thursday  July 3 7pm   Legion of Flying Monkeys concert and video shoot, come be a part of the audience and enjoy the  shady hillside and music.

Tuesday  July 8 6-8:30pm  Fibre dye harvesting – gathering berries and bark for future dye projects of the Means of Production fibre- for hte installation to be made on site as a part of the Urban Cloth Project

Saturday July 19 11am-3pm Join in for foraging fibre plants and general  garden clean up work in the shady area of the garden.

Wednesday July 9 and 23  6-8pm  As a part of the Urban Cloth Project, dance with us through-out the spring, summer and fall. Explore connections between labour, land and community as the growing season inspires our dances. Ongoing sessions will lead towards participatory performances linking place & local materials. Wear movement friendly footwear, sun hat or rain gear. Open to all. Contact Mirae for more information: miraerosner (at)gmail.com.
Wednesday July 30 6.30pm Potluck picnic and garden tour with the Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood house Food Connections Group. Meet some neighbrous, enjoy the garden and learn about the  plantings at MOP  that grow specifically for  use in creative applications. Musical instruments? Paper? Cloth? Dye? Tools?….Yes!

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