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EartHand Gleaners Society is an arts based organization that fosters ecological diversity and community. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada and founded in 2013  our intention is to: Develop environmental education by fostering hand-based skill development through the creative arts, pursuing creative ways of reducing green-waste through up-purposing of  waste stream materials and invasive plants.


Worlds collide in the best creative way possible on Saturday November 5th as we celebrate the end of the Soil to Sky Project   during the Heart of the City Festival at Trillium North Park from 1- pm- Rain or Shine! Including: Assembling the final kites with the pieces made over the last 6 weeks at […]


If you want to go fast, go alone; If you want to go far, go together. We believe that building community and caring for each other is the most important work that we undertake. It is why we teach, why we collaborate and bridge and convene circles of makers; why we make by hand, so […]


Announcing a new project for the Fall of 2016 at Trillium North Park. Three local artists, Melodie Flook, David Gowman and Arlin ffrench, will be joining us at our work space at Trillium. The group projects to be undertaken include collaborative fence weaving using local plants (Festoonery), a handmade rain catchment system carved from local […]


Our whirlwind series of nights at Richmond’s Bridgeport Industrial Park wrapped up this last week with a final celebration of the art work made and now installed on site. Blackberry/Butterfly Net This temporary sculptural installation is made from invasive blackberry vines harvested from the Bridgeport Industrial Park. Inspired by childhood memories of running in a […]

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Our feelings about rope-making range from mild enthusiasm to deep conviction and fanaticism — and we’ll be the first to admit, it’s an esoteric pursuit. But believe it or not, there are more rope-making evangelists like us out there. Historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, mathematicians and physicists — they’re coming at it from some pretty amazing, intellectual places. Our […]


Join us Saturday August 13th 1-4pm at the Richmond Pollinator Pasture in Bridgeport Industrial Park Iced nettle tea, and other light refreshments served in the pasture under  the crochet tea tent. See the final sculpture installed. Featuring musical duet by Mr. Fire-Man playing a hand-made wooden horn and Jamie Macdonald on ukulele. how to find […]

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