BBQ and Potluck Wednesday June 27 at HDTS HQ, Featuring Local Plant Palo Verde
Hi everyone! I would love to meet people from these parts, and learn a bit more about this desert! We will have a BBQ and feature the beans of the Palo Verde Tree, which are bright green and so sweet! Please bring something to share if you feel inclined. We will sit outside on the patio! 5-7pm! Hope to see you there! 6470 Veterans Way!
Katie Bachler was our first HDTS Scout, and was in residence from 2012-2013.
The HDTS Scout Residency is dedicated to learning more about the people and places that make up our diverse and ever evolving community.
During Katie’s residency, visitors were invited to drop into the HDTS HQ, the Scout’s home base, to meet Katie, who could be found making maps, hosting conversations, and baking bread – in between her off-site adventures around town and out in the field.
Katie had a lot in store during her time here, including:
- a series of talks featuring local experts
- joining together to create a web of knowledge
- a research library and archive documenting the many spaces, places, plants, and people that make up this special region
- casual conversations with drop in visitors over tea
- site visits and field trips around town
Katie engaged the community by instigating map-making and rag-rug braiding workshops, the Scout’s Book Club, Art in the Environment classes for desert kids, casual conversations, site visits and field trips—all shared in her Scout’s blog, which serves as the foundation for her book.