Another success and more to come! the Denver HaHo August – September newsletter

Hello Hello!

We would first like to thank everyone who has made it out to one of our Handmade Homemade markets in the past few months. With every market that we host, the crowd grows both in size as well as in diversity, and the vendors grow in numbers and creativity. It has been a very exciting and humbling experience to watch so many people inhabit this market and make it their own, and we hope to continue offering this experience. The 4th HaHo Market saw well over 200 people members and at least 25 vendors in attendance, many returning for the 2nd or 3rd time. We will continue to develop the community table as well as the alternative currencies that we are working on. Please stay tuned! The photos from the fourth market are also now online – check the side bar.

Our new community table

Kombucha Ninjas at work!

Hail Seitan!

We would also like to highlight our first ever HaHo workshop, held on August 17th at Green Spaces and hosted by Arthur Brock. The topic was “Get ready for the Next economy”. The workshop was a success and we will continue to develop and offer additional workshops and discussions! If you are interested in leading a workshop please contact us.

And please help us show support for these exciting upcoming events.

Upcoming events:

Denver Green Route Festival – Sun 8/28 · 2pm – 9pm

Join The Handmade Homemade Market and other local green projects to celebrate Denver’s green community at the Denver Green Route Festival, an outdoor street fair in the RiNo district.  The HaHo Market will have a table with several HaHo vendors selling their goods. There will also be live music, organic & local food, beers and spirits. Fire dancing at dusk. Live Painting by Laurie Maves and other selected artists. Farmers Markets, Chalkboarding and special KIDS AREA and more activities to be announced! Complimentary Bike Parking, Pedicabs and discounts to local establishments. TICKETS: $12 advance/$20 at door. 12 years and younger FREE. http://greenroutedenver.com/festival.html

The 1st Ever First Friday Handmade Homemade Market
Friday Sept. 3rd
· 6pm – 9pm @ Green Spaces

Join us for our 5th installation of the Handmade Homemade Market! This time we will be teaming up with the First Friday Art Walk to create an event full of local art, homemade food and local produce, and handmade goods. There will be a live art installation as well as bike mechanics and live music. Come by bike if you please and get ready for a rocking time! The HaHo as always is dedicated to creating the most local, small-scale market, showcasing food and craft grown and produced in Denver homes and backyards. This is a members only market and everything here is for “suggested donation”.  We also hope to serve as a testing ground for alternative economic models and ideas. Come ready to help us experiment. To enter, bring something you value to donate, or a $5 suggested donation. Click here to sign up for your free membership!

Alternative Currencies Workshop and Practicum – Take 2!
Saturday Sept. 18th
· 9am – 2pm @ Chun House, 1290 Williams, Suite 1

Again, Arthur Brock, internationally recognized expert on alternative currencies, will lead us in a more in-depth workshop on the benefits and effects of alternative currencies, as well as methods to design and implement them in your community.  Lunch will be potluck style, so please bring a something to contribute. If you are interested, please sign up on our facebook events page. For a map of the location and parking click here.

Thanks so much everyone!

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