<html><body><div style="color:#000; background-color:#fff; font-family:garamond, new york, times, serif;font-size:12pt">Hi Folks,<br><div style="font-family: garamond, new york, times, serif; font-size: 12pt;"><div style="font-family: times new roman, new york, times, serif; font-size: 12pt;"><div id="yiv832523910"><div><div style="color:#000;background-color:#fff;font-family:garamond, new york, times, serif;font-size:12pt;"><div style="font-family:garamond, new york, times, serif;font-size:12pt;"><div style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;font-size:12pt;"><div id="yiv832523910"><div><div style="color:#000;background-color:#fff;font-family:garamond, new york, times, serif;font-size:12pt;"><div style="font-family:garamond, new york, times, serif;font-size:12pt;"><div style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;font-size:12pt;"><div id="yiv832523910"><div><div style="color:#000;background-color:#fff;font-family:times new
 roman, new york, times, serif;font-size:12pt;"><div style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;font-size:12pt;"><div style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;font-size:12pt;"><div id="yiv832523910"><div><div id="yiv832523910ygrp-mlmsg" style=""><div id="yiv832523910ygrp-msg" style=""><div id="yiv832523910ygrp-text"><div style="color:#000;background-color:#fff;font-family:garamond, new york, times, serif;font-size:14pt;"><font size="3"><br>We need your help to get the word out! Please share this event announcement with your communities
 through email, Facebook (<a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/279171955493590/">http://www.facebook.com/events/279171955493590/</a>), calendars, posters and flyers. Thanks! Mira <br><br></font><div style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B5nQtIl5VB2fU29PNWZkb0EwRFE">https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B5nQtIl5VB2fU29PNWZkb0EwRFE</a> Color Festival flyer<br>
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<div style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B5nQtIl5VB2fU3ExVF9XeEY0WlU">https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B5nQtIl5VB2fU3ExVF9XeEY0WlU</a> Black and white Festival flyer</font></div>
<div style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><br></font></div><div class="yiv832523910MsoNormal" style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;">Homestead Skillshare
Festival</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;"></span></font></div>

<div class="yiv832523910MsoNormal" style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;">Sat,
May 26th from 10am-6pm</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Garamond;"></span></font></div>

<div class="yiv832523910MsoNormal" style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;">Hayes
Valley Farm, 450 Laguna Street, SF</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Garamond;"></span></font></div>

<div class="yiv832523910MsoNormal" style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;">A
festival to help educate, inspire and spread sustainable living and
self-sufficiency skills.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Garamond;"></span></font></div>

<div class="yiv832523910MsoNormal" style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Garamond;"></span></font></div>

<div class="yiv832523910MsoNormal" style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;">Scheduled
Workshops:</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;"></span></font></div>

<div class="yiv832523910MsoNormal" style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;">Worm
bins, bike powered machines, cob ovens, urban composting, urban gardening in
the Bay and container gardening, cohousing and intentional communities, fruit trees, seed-saving, food preservation
(wine-making, pickling, miso), disaster preparedness, herbal medicine, herb
growing, teas and tincture making, bee-keeping and pollination, backyard
livestock (with live chickens and ducks), cheese and yogurt-making, insects as food, sprouting, solar ovens,
mushroom cultivation, soap-making, natural dyes, candle-making, diy green
cleaning, natural beauty, nonviolent communication, water catchment, place-making and more! (Habra traduccion
en Espanol, limited Cantonese translation).</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Garamond;"></span></font></div>

<div class="yiv832523910MsoNormal" style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Garamond;"></span></font></div>

<div class="yiv832523910MsoNormal" style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;">Admission:</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;"> Ticketing&nbsp; on <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://homesteadskillsharefestival.eventbrite.com/"><span style="color:#0200FE;text-decoration:none;">Eventbrite
http://homesteadskillsharefestival.eventbrite.com/</span></a> and cash only at
the door. Payment of 2 hours donation to Hayes Valley Farm through <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.bace.org/"><span style="color:#0200E9;">www.bace.org</span></a>
and/or $20 donation to the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.bace.org/"><span style="color:#0200FE;text-decoration:none;">BACE Timebank</span></a>.
Kids are free, families welcome. Free &amp; donation-based food onsite and
benefit dinner at end of Festival. Rain or shine. No refunds.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Garamond;"></span></font></div>

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<div class="yiv832523910MsoNormal" style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;">Co-sponsored
by:</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;"> the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.bace.org/"><span style="color:#0200FE;text-decoration:none;">BACE Timebank</span></a>, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.hayesvalleyfarm.com/"><span style="color:#0200FE;text-decoration:none;">Hayes Valley Farm</span></a>, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.permaculture-sf.org/"><span style="color:#0200FE;text-decoration:none;">SF Permaculture Guild</span></a>, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.sfuaa.org/"><span style="color:#0200FE;text-decoration:none;">SF Urban Agriculture Alliance</span></a>, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.podersf.org/"><span style="color:#0200FE;text-decoration:none;">PODER (SF)</span></a>, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://occupysf.org/"><span style="color:#0200FE;text-decoration:none;">Occupy SF</span></a>
Sustainability Working Group, the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.iuhoakland.com/"><span style="color:#0200FE;text-decoration:none;">Institute for
Urban Homesteading</span></a>, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.transitionsf.org/"><span style="color:#0200FE;text-decoration:none;">Transition SF</span></a>,
<a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://kitchengardensf.org/"><span style="color:#0200FE;text-decoration:none;">KitchenGarden SF</span></a>, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.sfbeecause.org/"><span style="color:#0200FE;text-decoration:none;">SF Bee-Cause</span></a>, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.connectionaction.org/"><span style="color:#0200FE;text-decoration:none;">the Connection Action Project</span></a>, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.sffreeschool.com/"><span style="color:#0200E9;text-decoration:none;">SF Free School</span></a>, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://justonetree.org/"><span style="color:#0200E9;text-decoration:none;">Just One Tree</span></a>, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.ohlonecenter.org/"><span style="color:#0200E9;text-decoration:none;">Ohlone Herbal Center</span></a>, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank"
 href="http://www.planetdrum.org/"><span style="color:#0200E9;text-decoration:none;">Planet Drum</span></a>. Thanks to our media sponsor, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.shareable.net">Shareable.net</a>. Please contact mira
at <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://sfbace.org/"><span style="color:#0200E9;text-decoration:none;">sfbace.org</span></a> for more info.</span></font></div>

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<div class="yiv832523910MsoNormal" style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;">Presenters:</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Times;"> SF Permaculture Guild, Urban Permaculture Institute, Connection Action
Project, Rock the Bike, Shoe Shine Wine, Briones Self-Sufficiency and Urban
Homesteading Circle, Taproot Medicine, Mushroom Maestros, Canticle Farm,
Tatiana Florentina Craft Almendral, The Village Farm &amp; Fairy Ring Herbs,
Institute for Urban Homesteading, SF Bee-Cause, Cohousing California, Kitchen
Garden SF, SF Seed Library, Hayes Valley Farm, Alemany Farm, Living Earth
Structures, Hayes Valley Farm, Urban Homesteading Institute, Tina Grecchi,
Transition SF, Ohlone Herbal Center,</span><span style="font-size:11pt;"> Mira Luna, Meredith Buck, Gabriel Cole, Jennifer Fernandez, Apryl Uncapher, David Glaser, the Milk M<span>aid, Jackie Wildstar</span><span></span><span></span></span></font><span class="yiv832523910lozengeContainer"><span class="yiv832523910btn yiv832523910lozenge yiv832523910small yiv832523910left yiv832523910right "><a rel="nofollow" title="sunnygal88@gmail.com" target="_blank" href="http://36ohk6dgmcd1n-c.c.yom.mail.yahoo.net/om/api/1.0/openmail.app.invoke/36ohk6dgmcd1n/10/1.0.35/us/en-US/view.html/0#" tabindex="0" dir=""><br></a></span></span></div>

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<div class="yiv832523910MsoNormal" style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;">Music: <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.4nakedsouls.com/"><span style="color:#0200E9;font-weight:normal;">Alma Desnuda </span></a></span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;">will be headlining and </span><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.reverbnation.com/niccotyson">Nicco Tyson</a><span style="font-size:11.0pt;"> will be playing during the dinner and silent auction.</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;"></span></font></div>

<div class="yiv832523910MsoNormal" style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;"><font size="3"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;">Food:</span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;"> <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://valencia.arizmendi.coop/"><span style="color:#0200E9;text-decoration:none;">Arizmendi</span></a> on Valencia, <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.podersf.org/"><span style="color:rgb(2, 0, 254);text-decoration:none;font-family:Times;">PODER (SF)</span></a> and <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://occupysf.org/"><span style="color:#0200E9;text-decoration:none;">Occupy SF</span></a>!</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;"></span></font></div>

<font style="font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;" size="3"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;">Spanish
Translation: <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.podersf.org/"><span style="color:rgb(2, 0, 254);font-weight:normal;text-decoration:none;font-family:Times;">PODER (SF)</span></a></span></b></font></div>

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