Michael Schaefer, one of the top bamboo experts around, will instruct participants on how to build native structures using fire cured bamboo while we thatch together a palapa home for Get Well Farms' newly rescued pig, "Chich".
This event is family friendly, and open to all ages. Ample parking can be found on Riverside Farms Road, please message here for any other questions.
"Get Well Farms is an educational platform for ways of permaculture and homestead sustainability. Currently finishing up installations to launch as an urban farm in 2018."
Get Well Farms. 2305 Riverside Farms Rd, Austin, TX 78741
Tea House at the Taniguchi Japanese Garden, Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, Texas
The Texas Bamboo Society will meet at the Taniguchi Japanese Garden on Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 9:30am - noon (weather permitting) at Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, Texas. Bring a saw, loppers, gloves, and bungies or cord if you would like to take some bamboo poles home in exchange for your labor as we will be meeting in the bamboo grove and doing a little bamboo maintenance while we are there.