Wild Willow Farm Open House

08/15/2015
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anonymous

August 15th Saturday
Open House/Potluck at Wild Willow Farm Volunteering, Classes, Yoga, T-shirt making, Qigong, Native Plant Tour, Farm Tour, Potluck, Live Music, Wood-fired Pizza, Bonfire and more. Info at: www.sandiegoroots.org

Schedule for the Day
11am to 4pm: Volunteer on the farm
Learn while doing.

1pm: CLASS: The Nightshade Family History, Cultivation, and Preparation The Nightshade Family includes some of the most widely eaten foods around the planet. This huge family includes potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, tomatillo, cape gooseberry, goji berry. This is peak season for all these crops, and we'll harvest and do something delicious and fun! Taught by Paul Maschka.

4pm: Farm Yoga (donations requested)
with Shawna in the Classroom

4 to 7pm: Farmstand Open
Purchase freshly harvested WWF veggies and eggs. We'll have our super-popular "I like big beets and I cannot lie" WWF t-shirts on sale, courtesy of our friends at the Roots Factory in Barrio Logan ($15 donation supports our programs).

5pm: Farm Tour
Led by Wild Willow staff and students. See what we do, and learn why and how we do it.
Know your farmer, know your farm, know your food.

5pm: Native Plant Wildlife Tour
Interpretive walk through the beautiful the TJ River Park to learn about native habitat and wildlife
led by local botanist Lisa Ordóñez.

6pm: POTLUCK
with farm-made, organic sourdough wood-fired pizza (donations requested).
Please bring something yummy to share!

6:30pm: Live Music
7pm: Qigong
Learning to feel your Chi with Ken Veale. In the classroom.

Dusk: Fireside Community and Drum Jam BRING DRUMS

Our farm is all about community, so what better way to say that than by hosting a monthly community gathering? On third Saturdays each month from March through November, we host volunteer opportunities, tours, a grand potluck meal, and bonfire.

Event Location: 
2550 Sunset Avenue, San Diego 92154