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Tended by all, Harvested by all: Arts and Activism in the Garden

Thu, Aug 22 2019 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm FREE

15 Leland St

Join us for two special nights of food, celebration, and community at the Leland Street Cooperative Garden featuring organizations and individuals committed to community, arts, activism, and Commoning from around the city of Boston and beyond!

Gather together to celebrate the installation of a new, sustainable community table by local artists as part of the City of Boston’s 2019 Public Space Invitational: Gardens.

Engage, explore, and expand your horizons with special guests and performers including:
Dorchester Arts Project
demo radio
Bashezo and Kamaria Weems
Hannah Rose Baker
David Bollier
Howlround Theatre Commons
Hands to Heart Yoga
Comida Casera/Eastie Farm
New Urban Mechanics
Speak for the Trees
Jacob Wessel, Public Realm Director of the City of Boston
+ more!

** Bring vegetable forward dishes and desserts, stories from your people, and your own special practice to share. Young people, friends, and musical instruments are welcome.**

PART 1: Arts and Activism, August 22 6:00-9:30PM
This dinner will begin with a 45 minute yoga practice and meditation from Hands to Heart Yoga and end with an exploratory performance from demo radio, so bring your body, your mat (if you have one), and an open heart.

PART 2: The Commons, October 1 6:00-9:30PM
A night of music, readings, movement, and more from leading Commons scholar David Bollier, Howlround Theatre Commons, Comida Casera, musician and storyteller Hannah Rose Baker, and other movers and shakers. Get ready to think, to listen, and to learn more about how public space and the Commons can foster a more generous and cooperative world.

Questions? Press? Want to learn more? Email [email protected] and RSVP on Facebook!

These events are sponsored by the City of Boston, the Trustees of Reservations, The Fenway Garden Society, TD Bank, and New Urban Mechanics.

Food is generously provided by Daily Table, Pigs Fly Bakery, Leland Street Cooperative Garden, Stillman Farm, and you.

(Cover image by Amy Collier)


Thu, Aug 22 2019
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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15 Leland St
15 Leland St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-4106, United States MA + Google Map


All Ages
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