Upcoming Haystacks include
Haystack talk with Severine von Tscharner Fleming
Thursday 25 May 2017 at 7pm, location tbc
Severine von Tscharner Fleming is a farmer, activist, and organizer based in the Champlain Valley of New York. She is founder and director of The Greenhorns, a grassroots cultural organization with the mission to promote, recruit and support a growing movement of young farmers and ranchers in America.
Community Haystack 2017
Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June 2017, Walthamstow Marshes, east London
The two-day community hay harvest on the Walthamstow Marshes is entering its fifth year, again with scything workshops and public talk on the Saturday and haystack building, scything competition and a ‘bring your own picnic’ on Sunday afternoon.
Sat 24 June
10.30-12.30, 1.30-3.30pm & 4.00-6.00pm
Learn how to scythe with scything expert Clive Leeke.
Refreshments and equipment are provided. £18 (concessions £9) per two hour session.
To book a place e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat 24 June, 12.30-2pm
Join us for an informal public talk with invited guests about the history of the land and cultures of commoning.
Sun 25 June, 1.30-3.00pm
Sun 25 June, 12-4pm
Haystack and Picnic: come along to help us build a large community haystack on the marshes.
Sun 25 June, 1-3pm
Ranger Ramble: join a guided tour around the marshes with park ranger Eamonn Lawlor.
A large area of the marshes will be dedicated to scything, and open to those who already know how to scythe.