This year, artist and farmer Ruby Blume’s traditional winter open house and sale goes outdoors. Wear warm clothes and your silliest mask while shopping for hand-crafted items like mustard, shrubs, salves, tinctures, CBD on the cheap, soap, ceramic tiles, sachets, pickles, lip balms, hand-spun yarns, and lots more. Ruby also offers short workshops on gardening and food preservation.
Micro Workshops with Ruby: 10–15 minutes
Saturday 2pm: Grow a Garden ~ Soil Prep and Garden Q & A
Sunday 2pm Preserve the Harvest ~ Freezing, Canning, Dehydration Overview and Q & A
Covid-19 protocols: outside, wear your mask, and observe physical distancing as much as possible. Gloves and a hand-sanitizing station available.
Ruby’s Winter Open House
Tasting, Sale & Social
Saturday December 12, noon–4pm
Sunday December 13 Noon-3pm (clean up sale 3–4pm—come help pack while you shop and get some free goodies thrown in)
Location: 138 The Uplands, Berkeley, which is just off Claremont Avenue, and is bikeable/walkable from the Rockridge BART/College Avenue. Go up the stairs and through the garden gate, which will be marked with a sign.