BLOOM: a spring celebration - Saturday May 12, 3-11 pm

May 12 2012 - 3:00pm - 11:00pm

Join us for BLOOM  . . . As we build community with each other and the earth

Bloom is an afternoon and evening of live music, workshops, good food, crafts, interactive games, and a chance to meet and connect with folks from all the various communities that converge at Tryon Life Community Farm. 

LIVE MUSIC (in order of appearence):

3:30-Brown Bear, Brown Bear - Americana Folk

5:15 - Stone Crow -  Celtic Folk Bluegrass

7:15 -Poor Boy's Soul  - Raucous Roots Music

9:15 - Mic Crenshaw - Political Hip Hop

WORKSHOPS: 3:30 - Social Permaculture Games with Jenny Leis; 4:30 - Backyard Herbal Medicine with Erico Schliecher of the Elderberry School, , Stone Tools, and rebuilding the Sweat Lodge, followed by a sweat ceremony tended by Robert Van Pelt (from 4, into the evening)!

We'll also be hosting a solidarity video shoot against Nestle privatizing water in the Columbia Gorge!

KIDS ACTIVITIES including Natural Crafts, face painting, a big slip and slide (bring your swimsuit!) and visiting the baby goats!


$10-20 sliding scale donation (food not included)  

worktrade available - contact brenna(at) for details

NO onsite parking - TLC Farm will run a continuous shuttle from Riverdale High School, 9727 Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard  Portland, OR 97219

All proceeds benefit TLC Farm, a community sustainability education center in SW Portland.


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