Archived Activity

Dye Garden Open House

Painting, Planting and Pesto


Saturday, April 27 2024


3:00 pm - 7:00 pm



Max # of Participants:


About Facilitators

Cara Marie Piazza is a natural dyer and artisan working in New York City. She uses natural dye stuffs such as botanicals, plant matter, minerals, non-toxic metals, and food waste and treats her fabrics through alchemical dye sessions for her studio: Calyx Studios.

One Love Community Fridge works to connect, empower and engage the community through education and providing access to fresh, healthy food with no stigma.`

Pratt’s Textile Dye Garden serves as a resource for sustainability education and a hub for collaboration and experimentation within the Pratt and surrounding communities.


 Join us for Pratt’s Textile Dye Garden Open House and celebrate the start of their fourth growing season. Learn more about the entire cycle of botanical dyes through:

  • Painting Workshop with Cara Marie Piazza using the summer yield and Botanical Colors dyes 
  • Pesto Making with Professor Amanda Huynh using the winter cover crops
  • Planting the Dye Garden with Professor Isa Rodrigues
  • Pollinator Tour with Pratt Beekeeping Club
  • Garden Tours with the Dye Garden Crew
  • Herb Bundling with One Love Community Fridge

What's Included

  • All materials


This activity is rain or shine. If weather is inclement, we will email participants 2 hours before the start of the event.