Emotional Platings -Cambridge

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810 2nd Ave SW

Cambridge, MN 55008

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Emotional Platings is a series of picnic kits made from trees that have energetic healing capabilities through Bach Flower Remedies. There are 8 kits so 16 people will be invited to bring their own food and talk about a psychological state for an hour long session. Two sessions will take place during the event so a total of 32 people can participate. You can select your kit when you RSVP and bring food to share with your fellow picnicer. PLEASE SHARE DIETARY RESTRICTIONS to

People can be paired with strangers, or have a picnic with an acquientance. Each group will be given prompts to start the conversation.

Through the common experience of eating, we can get to know one another and talk about our shared human experiences of dealing with emotions. Each participant should bring food to share and an open heart.


Maple - Nurture

Birch - Romantic Communication

Walnut - Fear of Change

Ash - Self Doubt

Box Elder - Loneliness

Cherry - Cheer vs. Discontent

Mulberry - Delusion vs. Joy

Hackberry -Resistance to Grief

This project is supported and presented as part of Here & There: Rethinking Public Spaces, The Soap Factory’s 2017 public programming. Rethinking Public Spaces presents artist projects that enliven underutilized spaces throughout Minnesota, rethinking public space and reviewing what it means to place-make through a contemporary, celebratory, and critical lens.

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The Soap Factory is a laboratory for artistic experimentation and innovation, dedicated to supporting artists and engaging audiences through the production and presentation of contemporary art in a unique and historic environment. Based in the historic National Purity Soap Factory in downtown Minneapolis, The Soap Factory is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.


What can I bring into the event?

Bring a food and beverage to share and the serving ware needed for that food. I will email both guests dietary restrictions so please let me know if you have any

What is provided?

A blanket, 2 bowls, 2 plates, 2 spoons, 2 forks, and a list of questions.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

What to expect?

We will do a mindfullness exercise to get centered and then you will go off with yoru partner to eat and chat. I will let you know when the picnic is completed.

Who can come?

Anyone. Kids are welcome too if they are 12+.

Rain or Shine?

If there is a light rain, the picnics will go on. If stormy I will email cancellation. That said, dress appropriately for weather.

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Cambridge, MN 55008

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