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…

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…

Soft Materials Twining: hats or baskets

June 7th will very likely be our first in-person workshop in quiet some time! After much consideration and conversations with our Park Board partners, we are aiming to go forward with this workshop that is happening over two consecutive Sundays June 7 and 14th. We have dropped the max to 4, so we can 2…

Home and Gardens: Braiding Baskets

EartHand is partnering with Stanley Park Ecology Society for this upcoming webinar on Saturday June 27th. Learn how to turn braids into baskets with other fun and useful ways to use braids made from home and garden foraged materials tickets on eventbrite are sliding scale $10-25. Over this two hour webinar, Sharon Kallis, founder of…

Adhoc Newsletter – Classes and more!

On-line or in-person? Crafting together continues one way or another! If there is one thing I am learning in all if this- adaptability is the key to my emotional resilience… making plans, changing them, then letting go and changing them again- all with grace and ease is the game of the day.I still catch myself…

A coat cut- the nettle braid project

Sharon is working on a nettle garment, and hopes for your company working alongside her virtually.  When we  make for ourselves, are all those who have taught and shared with us not alongside as well? In the spirit of community labour, Sharon and Amy invite you to join them online for these mid sized groups…