DIY Holiday Wreathmaking Workshop with Pollinate Farm & Garden and Outdoor Afro
Make a beautiful wreath or ornament to hang on your door or in your home! Join Pollinate Farm & Garden and Outdoor Afro as we explore our creative side for the Winter Holidays! We will be making wreaths and ornaments from fresh greens, fruits, herbs, seeds and other fragrant materials. Bring your own gloves and pruners. This is a family-friendly workshop. Be prepared to flaunt your festive creativity! Pollinate Farm & Garden is an urban homestead emporium located in the heart of Oakland. Pollinate encourages and supports home- and community-based food production by providing supplies for seed-to-table organic farming and gardening, food preservation, small scale livestock raising and beekeeping. Pollinate Farm & Garden teaches the "hows" and "whys" of DIY Food. Winner of several local and national awards, Pollinate was selected by the Small Business Revolution as one of 100 small businesses to be featured across the country that exemplify the spirit of small business success. Pollinate was also recently named Reader's Pick, Best Place to Learn DIY/Homesteading Skills by East Bay Express. Outdoor Afro is a social community that reconnects African-Americans with natural spaces and one another through recreational activities such as camping, hiking, biking, birding, fishing, gardening, skiing and more! Outdoor Afro disrupts the false perception that black people do not have a relationship with nature, and works to shift the visual representation of who can connect with the outdoors.
Yolanda is a mother/wife, entrepreneur and urban farmer. An avid do-it-herselfer, she is at home at her own Oakland homestead where she and her family keep chickens, bees, and learn about permaculture principles on their large urban lot, growing much of their own food. Yolanda is co-founder of Pollinate Farm & Garden http://pollinatefarm.com, an urban farm store and homesteading emporium located in the heart of Oakland. Pollinate carries edible nursery stock (seeds, starts, fruit trees, and perennial edibles), tools and equipment for seed-to-table organic farming and gardening. Pollinate is also a purveyor of supplies for food preserving, fermentation and cheese making, small scale livestock raising and beekeeping , including baby chicks, ducks, turkeys and bees. Through its educational outreach and local workshops, Pollinate inspires our community toward a healthier and more sustainable food system by bringing it home. Learn more by visiting http://pollinatefarm.com.
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