Jun 20 2014
Summer Solstice Festival at TheSHED Saturday June 21, 2014

Summer Solstice Festival

Summer Solstice Festival
June 21, 2014
A celebration of all things local including screening of the movie Urban Fruit, information on time banking, how co-ops meet community needs, the hidden messages in food, how to become a cottage food operator, how to reduce your energy bill at home,  goat photo booth, music by The Lady & Dublab DJ Frosty (“voted best DJ in LA” by LA Weekly), food & more! Under 21 free!

Under 21 Free!

4pm Doors Open
Bring your musical instruments for a jamming session!

4:30pm The Lady Acoustical Performance 

5-5:30pm (The Shed) What is a Time Bank?: Time as Currency 

5:30-7:30pm Dublab DJ FROSTY

5:30-6:30pm (The Shed) · CO-OP Panel
Meeting community needs: A panel of representatives share how co-operatives can create jobs, and community building!
(Arroyo Food Co-op, Mondragon Co-op, Pacific Electric Workers Co-op)

6:30-7pm (Haybale Annex)
Hidden Messages in Food : Having an organic understanding of the food you consume!

7-7:30pm (Haybale Annex)
How to Become a Licensed Cottage Food Operator 

6:30-7:15pm (The Shed) · Grid off!
Learn innovative and inexpensive ways to reduce your energy bills at your home. Topics to include: solar, solar thermal, wind, and lighting.

Los Angeles is a city, which was built on farming. In the 1920s there were citrus groves as far as you could see. There was even a marketing campaign by the Los Angeles Chamber of commerce directed to farmers from the midwest, to come to Los Angeles to farm… read more After the second world war the boosters and real estate developpers went in a different direction and the raising prices and changing zoning laws pushed agriculture to the peripherie. Nowadays farms are so removed from the everyday experience of city dwellers, that the average North American city dweller has no idea where his/her food comes from. That it grows in the dirt and doesn‘t come from a super market. But things are changing and lot of people want to take matters in their own hands again. They stopped trusting the industrial food complex.

Q&A Panel

10pm Close

Altadena Farmers Market
Arlington Gardens
Arroyo Food Co-op
Arroyo Time Bank
Growing Home
Ovarian Psycos
Vegan Chica
Wasteless Living

Event Time:

06/21/2014 – 4:00pm

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