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The Village Building Convergence

Village Building Convergence

City Repair’s Village Building Convergence is an annual ten-day placemaking festival that combines crowdsourced activism, creative community development, hands-on education and celebration.

WE WILL BE TEACHING A COURSE ON HOW TO MAKE AND USE A WOOD-FIRED EARTH OVEN AT JEAN’S FARM!! SEE SCHEDULE BELOW AND JOIN US AT JEAN’S FARM!!! (4005 SE Johnson Creek Blvd — Do not park onsite, rather park on the street nearby and walk down to this AMAZING FARM!!!!) Click on the Village Building Convergence link above to learn more!!!

JEAN’S FARM (LEARNING GARDENS INSTITUTE)
SCHEDULE All ages welcome!
Fri 24: Open to the public 1/2 day, 1-4. Cob oven building with Eva Edleson! Story of the farm by Steve Johnson
at 1:00.
Sat 25: Open to the public all day, 10-4. Cob work, roof building, gardening. Mother Earth School’s K-3 openhouse & farm tour 11-12, kid-friendly bee and chicken exploration at 1:00.
Sun 26: Open to the public all day, 10-4. Cob building with Eva Edleson, roof building, gardening.
Mon-Thurs: Scheduled school groups only. Cob drying.
Please visit us on these other days.
Fri 31: Open to the public 1/2 day, 1-4 cob finishing &plastering with Eva Edleson
Sat 1: Open to the public all day, 10-4 roof building,
gardening.
Sun 2: VBC project tour day. Visit the VBC site for tour details.
 A family-friendly site, Jeans Farm is a collaboration between the Learning Gardens Institute, Mother Earth School, Sunnyside Environmental School, Rising Stone CSA and Steve Johnson & Elora Cosper, whose family has 130 years of history on this land. Learning Gardens Institute and the rest of the Jeans Farmland partners invite you to support theexpansion of the farm’s outdoor kitchenarea to create richer learning opportunities for youth & children and increase kitchen capacity for hosting public events. Natural builder extraordinaire Eva Edleson will help us build a new and improved cob oven thatr euses all the materials of the original oven being taking down after seven great yearsof service. We’ll also work on building roof structures for this oven and future kitchen features and install a new sink station andwater system. There will be garden and farm projects happening throughout. Come during our public hours and help us build an educational kitchen and tend the learning gardens.
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