January at Strathcona Community Centre

An art project is like a tree — for every visible branch, leaf or bud, there’s an entire non-visible underground network of roots and mycelium, soil and water that supports it. The spreading canopy that we see, feel and enjoy can’t exist without these prosaic mysteries. I have trouble admitting this and allowing myself the…

Linen Fibre & Fun

EartHand Gleaners in partnership with The Whole Dyslexic Society is offering an opportunity for children ages 6 and up to learn how to grow flax, process the plant into linen fibre and spin it into yarn. Register for both sessions (8 classes total, $150); or either the spring or summer session (4 classes each, $95…

Order Fibre Flax Seed

If you want to grow a small plot of flax for linen, you can buy ‘Marilyn’ variety fibre flax seed from us. Email earthandgleaners@gmail.com with the number of packets you want, and we’ll set them aside for you — pick up at MOP on Saturday March 30 or Saturday April 6 — limited quantities! please…

Mushroom Medicine

Mushroom medicine workshop with Bo Del Valle Garcia Vancouver BC February 23, 2019

Trillium & MOP Stewardship Sessions

Join EartHand’s Stewardship Coordinator Jaymie Johnson or Sharon and David for satisfying afternoons of hands-in-the-dirt activity keeping the gardens beautiful and great places in which to spend time. Build new pathways, weed the beds, weave fence repair, and possibly take home a little bouquet of herbs, flowers, willow, or other bountry related to the seasonal…

Seasonal Lessons from the Land: Spring

Seasonal Lessons from the Land: Spring Homeschoolers 8-12 yrs, Maximum of 12 Fridays 1.30- 4pm, April 26, May 3, 10, 17 Trillium North Park $95.00 REGISTER on Paypal You don’t have to get in a car to experience nature; when you can open your eyes to the nature around you in the city, you’ll always be…

EartHand’s 2019 Program Lineup!

The Master List of our workshop and free program offerings for 2019, with the exception of one or two still in the works. Most programming takes place in Vancouver, with some field trips and exceptions to accommodate large groups. Our usual haunts: – MacLean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St. @ Heatley, Strathcona – Trillium North Park, …

Indigo for the Intimidated

MacLean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St @ Heatley 2019 Wednesdays 7-9pm Sept 18 & 25 All tool use and supplies included $95 REGISTER on Paypal Feeling blue about the challenge of tackling indigo and fermentation pots? This is a relatively fast and straight forward approach to working with indigo leaves fresh from the garden. Catherine…

Spinners Slow Hikes

Stanley Park & SeaWall 2019 Tuesday nights 7-9pm, July 16, 30, Aug 13, 20 Free RSVP on Eventbrite Join Sharon for these informal groups – coming together to spin  and take time to slow down and see what is at our feet as we stroll. Mark your calendar for these slow walks in Stanley Park…

Seasonal Fibre Research Guilds 2019

Once a month, these groups will come together for seasonal based harvest and processing inquiry and to share a meal. Collectively we will work between both MOP and Trillium, stewarding, harvesting and processing. Members divide the days’ processed materials for personal work, bringing their own ideas, experience and plants they want to share and explore…