Digitizing the Visceral: Making Together in the Space Between

We Need Your Help! This summer, visiting artist, Sarah Holloway, will be building a digital garden that ‘uploads’ the Means of Production garden (MOP) and  Trillium North Park Garden (TNP) to a website. Acting as a digital counterpart to the physical gardens, the online version of MOP and TNP will allow for information and commentary…

Our Mission

EartHand Gleaners Society uses a community-engaged model for creating environmental art programs with opportunities for research, skill development and skill sharing. Our projects foster multicultural, interdisciplinary collaboration among community members and professionals in the fields of education, sciences and the arts. We model how to “Be a Producer without first being a Consumer”: to be…

Get knit ready for the winter!

We are thrilled to have Nicola Hodges able to work with us still – joining us virtually from the Sunshine Coast. Time together with knitting needles has always been a part of how our community gathers, and this fall we have formalized this into a guild opportunity where a small group of knitters can inspire…

Simple Vessel Weaving Guild

Thursday evenings, 7:00-8:30, Sept 24, Oct 8, 22, Nov 5, 19, Dec 3  6 sessions – $75 Max 8 participants, virtual participation book your spot to participate here Become comfortable weaving on a form, practicing twining techniques, and building skills required for weaving garden hats in 2021! Garden ornamental and invasive seasonal green-waste are the…

Making in Parks: Stitch and Strategize Events!

Sharon Kallis of EartHand Gleaners and Amy Walker of Makemobile enjoy making in public whenever possible. In the spirit of using public spaces as places for arts and life, we invite you to bring your own portable hand work (ie knitting, stitching, braiding, weaving, carving painting, etc.) for three physically-distant making jams in three city parks….

Gifts from the Salmon Guild

Registration: 8 spaces, book your spot here. This is a part of EartHand’s pilot series of Guilds- rethinking how we learn together. The $25 monthly fee is going direct to the skill holder facilitating the group.

Hops, Dandelion, Lilac Bark and Buttercups: Nelson Update

We’re more than halfway through EartHand’s first Kootenay-based programming, the Nelson Materials Investigation Series! For three sessions now, a group of 7-8 of us, primarily located on the traditional territories of the Sinixt and Ktunaxa peoples in the West Kootenays, have gathered virtually via Zoom for a show-and-tell of backyard fibre materials, to share and…

What Is A Digital Garden? Artist Talk with Sarah Holloway

✿What Is a Digital Garden? ✿ Artist talk and Q & A with Sarah Holloway   ✮✮July 7th, 2020 7pm (PT) Get your tickets here! The language of how we describe experiences in the environment and computation are intertwined. The internet is described as water, social media as a mycelium network and navigating digital spaces…

garden tours and mapping

Join in and help us map the garden in real time, so Sarah Holloway can create a digital map for both sites! These are free events, sponsored in part by Vancouver Park Board: Arts Culture and Engagement Dept and EartHand Gleaners Society What is a digital garden you ask? find out July 7th 7.15-8.15pm, virtual…

virtual guilds a-plenty as pilot programs

Nature and Studio Guilds:  A series of nature and studio groups that meet virtually and regularly,  to share and learn.  Led by  skill holders who focus the lens to a specific  area of inquiry, these sessions are opportunities to share seasonal delights and learnings with other like-minded individuals. Skill holders act as guides and facilitators,…

EartHand branches out to Nelson!

After involvement with EartHand over the past few years in Vancouver, Jaymie Johnson has recently relocated back to her hometown of Nelson in the West Kootenays, BC, on the traditional territories of the Sinixt (Lakes) peoples, with the Ktunaxa to the East, the Syilx (Okanagan) to the West, and the Secwepemc (Shuswap) to the North….

Cardboard Weave Project

Weave a Box: From a Box! with Dawn Livera 3 step tutorial now on our youtube channel so you can make awesome lidded storage boxes with otherwise scrap cardboard. Video one: introduction and prepping materials Video two: the weaving process Video three: finishing and lids And, get your materials prepped and jump in to join…