Come celebrate native plants with the East Bay Chapter, California Native Plant Society.
Over 200 species of local native plants will be on offer, over 20,000 individual plants from $5 to $30 each. Check the chapter web site www.ebcnps.org after September 30 for the plant list. Bulbs, garden plant markers, CNPS caps and other items will be sold as well.
Sales benefit the chapter and are a major support of the chapter’s activities.Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and some debit cards are accepted. Cash or check will speed you through checkout.
On Saturday, October 27, poetry will join art and flowers.
1 pm until 3 pm
Deep Roots: Poetry and Plants
Starting with an open reading for 30 minutes on native plant related themes (bring your poetry to read), followed by one hour and 30 minutes of readings by featured poets, including:
Kim Shuck, author of the collection Smuggling Cherokee and winner of numerous writing awards including the Native Writers of the Americas First Book Award, and the Mary Tall Mountain Award.
Lucille Lang Day is the author of eight poetry collections and chapbooks, most recently The Curvature of Blue.
Chris Olander is a California Poetry In The Schools (CPITS) poet, eco-educator, and a California State Championship Poetry Coach for Poetry Out Loud.
Kirk Lumpkin is a poet, performer, lyricist, environmentalist, and cultural worker. He is the author of two books of poetry,In Deep and Co-Hearing.