Summer Workshops and Gatherings!

As fresh leaves unfurl, so do our program offerings for the Summer!

Opportunities to stretch into new skills, practice connecting to place and the bounty of the season.

Spring-Fling and Wardrobe-Refresh

May 22nd

May is the perfect time for some wardrobe TLC; mend those sweaters you are about to tuck away, and taking a fresh look at the summer clothes you are about to start wearing.

Bring down something holey, needing a patch or a mend, or those tired but loved garments you would love to extend to another life in your closet…. keep reading and register here

Registration for the following programs opens May 5th.

The Walker’s Studio

May 29, Aug 7, Oct 23- virtual

How can we move our bodies and be outside while our hands are busy? What are we making, what are our materials, where and how do we move during our maker practice, and how do seasonal-based activities impact our maker-time? 

From ropemaking, braiding, spinning, drawing, and beyond; the intention of making while on the move can expand our practice to experimental forms of making, and help set us up for longer periods of sedentary studio time…keep reading and register here

Knitting Circle: cabled hat using a Japanese pattern

June 12, July 17

Spend two summer nights in a circle with other knitters discovering the joy of reading visual graphs that Japanese patterns offer, as well as learning the ins and outs (or fronts  and backs) of cabling!

Vancouver artist, Eri Ishii, is known as a painter but has also been knitting since she was five years old. Eri is a big fan of how Japanese patterns are written as a visual key to a pattern vs the North American general pattern. .. keep reading and register here

Salve Making for Tender Times- Plant-walks, salves and zine-making

June 21, July 26, August 30

From observational walks to salve making and collective zine creation, let’s spend 3 evenings together observing and learning from those beings close to the soil.

Beginning at Summer Solstice we will meet the plants around us, deepening our understanding of where they come from, how they got here, and how we might engage with them in thoughtful & respectful ways. .. keep reading and register here

Richmond Flax Harvest Party!

July 14

Join us on a Friday evening to help bring in the flax crop!

Musical accompaniment from the Legion of Flying Monkeys Horn Orchestra and some bounty shared from the local gardens will fuel us as we spend a few hours together in this seasonal task that humans have been doing for thousands of years… keeping reading and register here

… We have programs in the works still so do keep an eye on our Events Listings Page for new announcements.