‘Poetry of the Wild’ Creative Practices Workshop

Earth Inform Studio Kings Factory Road, Charlestown, Rhode Island

How can poetry, stories, and art encourage us to become more aware of the wonders in nature? "Earthkeepers," by the late N. Scott Momaday, asks readers to see habitat as a sacrosanct place of muse. Momaday, an acclaimed writer, poet, and Pulitzer Prize winner, is credited with establishing Native American Literature as a genre; he […]

Nibbling on Native Plants

Norman Bird Sanctuary 583 3rd Beach Road, Middletown, RI

Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of "Wild Plants I Have Known…and Eaten," for a presentation featuring two dozen species of native edible wild plants suitable for adding to your own landscape, or nibbling on as you encounter them in other locales. Keys to the identification of each species will be provided, along with […]

$20 – $25

‘Fresh Indigo’ Creative Practices Workshop

Gather Farm 380 Greenville Ave., Johnston, Rhode Island

Experience the fantastic turquoise tones of fresh-leaf indigo dyeing. Workshop participants will dye a scarf and a headband with color from plants harvested at Gather Farm. Get to know the history, the growing, and the harvesting process of Persicaria tinctoria (Japanese indigo) and learn a few simple pattern-making techniques. Then, coax the colors from the […]

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