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…

Natural Dyers’ Cooperative Garden 2019

April-October 2019, see dates below Means of Production Garden @ 6th & St.Catherines/ Trillium North Park @ Malkin & Thornton, Vancouver $310 ~Program Full~ Means of the Production Garden in Mount Pleasant becomes the site for research, work and crop share for a small group of dedicated individuals interested in building community while growing, tending…

Straw Into Gold: Linen Processing Intensive 2019

Trillium North Park, Malkin & Thornton, Strathcona 2019 Two Mondays, May 27 & June 3, 6:30-9pm All tool use and materials provided; participants will take home seeds and stricks of linen they have processed $175 REGISTER through PayPal Interested in growing your own flax, but intimidating by the process of turning it into linen? This…

Knapping in Public

MacLean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St @ Heatley 2019 Sunday May 26, 1-4pm All tool use and supplies included $75 REGISTER through PayPal Begin your journey of making ancient tools from stone in an urban environment and learn the art and meditation of flintknapping. Beginner to expert – all skill levels welcome. Participants will learn…

Homegrown Mouthpieces

MacLean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St @ Heatley POSTPONED — Please email earthandgleaners at gmail dot com to find out about rescheduling All tool use and supplies included $110 Program Postponed, email earthandgleaners(at)gmail.com to find out about rescheduling Using local fruit and other hardwoods salvaged from tree pruning, participants will carve a mouthpiece for use…

Baba Yaga’s Slippers

MacLean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St. @ Heatley, Strathcona 2 Monday nights 2019 Feb 25, Mar 4, 6-9pm $130 Register on PayPal This workshop using the diagonal plait technique is challenging but extremely rewarding, and gives participants a pair of slippers unlike anything else in the woven world. Starting off with paper samplers to understand…

Oil-Tanning & Talk with Lotta Rahme

Trillium North Park, Malkin @ Thornton, Strathcona 2019 Sunday 7 April, 1-4pm All tool use and materials included $165 SOLD OUT We are delighted to welcome the world-renowned tanner Lotta Rahme to Vancouver! Whether you’re a beginner or have been making leather for a while (perhaps intimidated by how tough it is to soften oil-tanned…

The EartHand Weaver: basic basketry with invasive species and garden clippings 2019

MacLean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St. @ Heatley, Strathcona NEW CLASS ADDED: 2019 Monday March 11, 6-9pm All tool use and materials included $40 Sold out AGAIN!  please email runnawick at gmail dot com to get on the wait list for the next session EartHand is famous for our use of invasive species and garden clippings in basketry, thanks in large part to Sharon Kallis & Todd DeVries’ work leading The Urban Weaver Project. This is an…

Open Studio Sessions 2019

Come and connect, get into the flow of conversation with your hands, and maybe get a good tip or suggestion from a neighbour. Open Studio at Means of Production Garden, E 6th Ave & St Catherines St, Mount Pleasant: Saturday March 30th, 10am-2pm — help prep plant materials and pack solar dye jars with barks from spring…

Community Food Forest Stewardship Guild 2019

Means of Production Garden, E 6th Ave @ St.Catherines, Mount Pleasant 2019, 9 Saturdays over three seasons, 10am-1pm All tool use and materials included $310 for all nine sessions REGISTER on Paypal for all nine sessions Or see links below description to register for seasons individually Want to get your hands dirty with some permaculture…