Natural Dyes // Feb 3

Natural Dyes // Feb 3

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Transform your home into an oasis and gathering center. Our Eco Basics workshop series is geared for you to build a practical toolkit of D.I.Y. urban homesteading skills such as: container gardening, soil building, fermentation, natural dyeing, weaving, canning and much more.

In February’s Natural Dye workshop, we celebrate clean waters and clean living by exploring how we can create a rainbow of color naturally using plants, minerals, and even animals.

This workshop is a basic introduction to natural dyes with a focus on cultivating local plants in our own gardens as well as using some unexpected sources of color found right around us. All students will take home a naturally tie-dyed bandana in addition to learning:

  • The hands-on basics of the dyeing process from foraging to preparing the dye vat

  • How to use mordants and modifiers to fix and change color

  • Which dye plants you can easily grow in your own garden

DATE & TIME: Sunday, February 3, 12:30 - 2 PM

DURATION: 90 minutes

LOCATION: The Kellogg Community Garden in Kellogg Park (Intersection of N. Ventura Blvd. and Kellogg Ave. in Ventura)

AGES: All ages. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult


WHAT TO BRING: A hat, a re-useable water bottle, and wear closed toe shoes. We will be outdoors, so check and dress for the weather!

PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Photo/video from this workshop might be used on The Human Nature Center’s website, social media or other educational media. By registering for this workshop you agree to our photo release policy.

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CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS: We understand things come up. Due to the small nature of our company, no monetary refunds are given for orders cancelled less than 14 days before the start of a program or event. However, we will gladly credit your order amount toward comparable programs or events. Cancellation within 24 hours or no-shows are not eligible for refunds or credits. In the very unlikely event that we need to cancel a program or event, you have your choice of a full refund or credit toward another program. Thanks for your support!