JUNE 3, 2017 starts at noon, goes until late

At Earthwork Farm in Lake City, the return of the Crosshatch Skill Swap. Choose from more than 15 hands-on workshops - taught by the community for the community including: beekeeping, bread making, seed saving and songwriting!

Followed by an on-farm dinner and live music in the barn.

Register now at: www.crosshatchskillswap.eventbrite.com

SCREEN PRINTING

with Will Thomas

Printmaker Will Thomas will show you the basics of DIY screen printing, including how to burn a screen from a home-made image and work with only basic (and sometimes home-made) equipment. Bring your own t-shirt and take home a printed souvenir from the 2017 Skill Swap.

WAYFINDING AND ORIENTEERING

with Jason Stephens

Learn how to navigate your surroundings using only a compass and the world around you. Jason Stephens will be instructing participants on orienteering and wayfinding using man-made and natural tools (like the sun!).

FARMER CHEESE

with Madeleine Hill Vedel

Former head cheese maker at Idyll Farms, Madeleine Hill Vedel comes to us to teach folks how to make farmer cheese from local dairy. Attendees will get to take home a sample.

BIKE REPAIR

with Norte!

coming soon!

HARMONY SINGING

with Sam Cooper

Anyone can learn to sing harmony with a combo of exposure, teaching and tailored listening. Singer, songstress, fiddle extraordinaire, Sam Cooper, will help build your harmony muscle memory.

HERB WALK

with Sierra Bigham

Take an herb walk with Sierra Bigham of Bear Earth Herbals and learn about the medicinal plants that are growing right outside our doors.

KOMBUCHA AND KOMBUCHA COCKTAILS

with Stacey

coming soon!

BE YOUR OWN TAILOR

with Debra Schaap

Sewing instructor Debra Schaap will be providing a demo and some individual practice time teaching attendees how to hem using a sewing machine. Bring a pair of pants or shorts you’ve been wanting to tailor.

NATRURAL DYE

with Jasmine Lace

Jasmine Lace Textile Design owner will be teaching attendees how to use natural dyes such onion skins, black walnut hulls, and cochineal. Folks will go away with their own dyed scarves.

BEEKEEPING

with Bob Bernard

coming soon!

MEAD APPRECIATION AND THE CRAFT OF FERMENTING HONEY

with Keith Kintigh

GLINTCAP 2015 Best of Show Runner Up Keith Kintigh will be teaching the art of mead making. Taste some delicious samples and learn from one of the best.

SPOON CARVING

with Steve Davis

coming soon!

SONGWRITING

with Seth Bernard

coming soon!

SEED SAVING

with Ben Cohen

Save your own seeds next year. Save yourself money and save those special varieties. Ben Cohen of Small House Farm is a very engaging teacher of seed saving. He makes this craft fun and approachable.

BREAD BAKING

with Bill Palladino

Bill Palladino of Taste the Local Difference will be instructing bread lovers how to make a beautiful loaf made with the ancient grain einkorn. Watch the entire process unfold and indulge in a taste when it comes straight from the oven!