Skill Exchange - Of Urban Chickens, Crafts, & Artisinal Foods

Skill Exchange Visuals

Get your tickets now to learn a variety of exciting new skills at the 3 day Skill Exchange event at StoreFrontLab starting September 7th. The program features 20 events with local chefs, craftsmen, entrepreneurs, and artisans, each covering an area of expertise from urban farming, seasonal cooking, building, mending, making, and more.

Local visual designer Kate Koeppel founded Skill Exchange in San Francisco as a community workshop resource to share and learn new skills through hands-on experience together with others.

Remember when just two centuries ago people had to make everything themselves and most people still knew how to do all that stuff? A lot of that day to day knowledge can get lost so easily through the generations, especially when there is so much availability of all sorts of products in this world. But what about quality? And Flavor? We think that nothing beats handmade and homemade goods and goodies, if done right.

Tired of keeping up with all the millions of new and tasty microbrews that are popping up around you? How about making your own in the Home Brew and the Beer Industry with Almanac Beer workshop. Or learning more about Urban Chicken Keeping with the Urban Chicken Network. Sounds cuckoo? Not really (because that would be a different animal!) Learn more about hand-pulled mozzarella with Ragazza Pizzeria or how to wire lamps with David Hard. Public Bikes will be teaching Basic Bicycle Mechanics and, of course, there is a variety of other skills and topics you can learn about, including cheese, letterpress printing, photography, and more!

Skill Exchange

When: Friday, September 7 to Sunday, September 9. (And free Launch Party on Thursday September 6)

Where: StoreFrontLab at 337 Shotwell Street (between 17th & 18th Streets), San Francisco
StoreFrontLab is dedicated to fostering a space for community, creativity, and local business for the duration of a year. It is a project funded by the Micro Mission 888 Foundation.

Tickets: You can buy tickets here at
Prices range from $5 to $12 and all day passes are available from $20 (Friday) to $40 (Saturday & Sunday). The launch party on Thursday, September 6, from 6pm to 9pm is free (but needs to be reserved through Eventbrite)

And if you want to learn more about Skill Exchange founder Kate Koeppel, visit her website at

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