Introducing 2022 Artists-in-Residence

Stay tuned for more exciting events of this year’s artists-in-residence program, including Meagan Innes weaving on an earth loom at Trillium that will be built by David Gowman, and crossover events between Anna Heywood Jones’s natural dye research and other EartHand programs! Anna Heywood-Jones Anna Heywood-Jones is a settler artist and educator based on the…

Surrey Museum Textile Garden

The Museum of Surrey has a fantastic textile focus with a wonderful library and vibrant series of programs for teaching about textiles; so we are thrilled to be helping them take that energy and focus to the gardens outside! Are you a Surrey resident – a senior or youth – interested in learning more about…

Last Cultural Territories 101 session

Join us for the final virtual gathering in our popular series Cultural Territories 101 Thursday May 12 7-8.30pm. This time around Nicole will invite guests to research, learn and discuss pertinent topics that affect these Nations and their sovereignty. Nicole will be leading light discussion around the plants, fibres, weaving and cultural practices of each…

Means of Production 20th Anniversary!

Join us virtually- as we attempt to live stream a talk and tour of the garden now with Oliver Kellhammer in NYC. Oliver is the artist who began the garden working with Environmental Youth Alliance, with support from Community Arts Council of Vancouver and the Vancouver Park Board. Many people in the city – artists…

Cultural Territories Resources

Nicole Preissl has done such a great job putting together resources for those that have participated in our Cultural Territories 101 series, we didn’t want this collection of links to get lost If you missed Nicole’s last Cultural Territories 101 conversation, or just wanted to follow up on some of the reading, here is a…

Reflections from Language and Place Series 2021/22

Language and Place: unpacking the complexity of decolonizing our tongues and actions The following content documents the four-part conversation series hosted by EartHand Gleaners Society as part of the 2021 Artists in Residence Project: Down from the Mountains: into the City with Cease Wyss and Jolene Andrew.  Conversations took place virtually from November 2021 to…

A Continuing Legacy

EartHand Gleaners has just received a very generous donation of equipment to both keep and move into our community of fibre folks. It seems a moment should be taken to publicly acknowledge what will be a bounty for so many in our fibre community! It is an honour and privilege to accept from the estate…

Planting and Making with Linen- get inspired!

Flax Talk with Dr. Kathy Dunster Free Virtual Event: Thursday, March 31st, 7-8.30pm The last few years Dr. Kathy Dunster ( Kwantlen Polytechnic University) has been  growing test plots of different flax for linen seed varieties .   Back in 2018,  Kathy and Sharon selected nearly 20 varieties of seeds from the Canadian Seed Bank. Kathy…

Closets Unpacked Program- with flax!

A recent opportunity seemed too good to pass up- so we have tweaked our Closets Unpacked Program, and wanted to share the exciting news! For those living in the lower mainland area that register in this program, we will self-organize trips to Barnston island where a small plot of land will be ready for us…

Cultural Territories 101 is back!

We are excited to announce the return of Cultural Territories 101, a continuation of where we left off last Spring. This time around Nicole will invite guests to research, learn and discuss pertinent topics that effect these Nations and their sovereignty. Nicole will be leading light discussion around the plants, fibres, weaving and cultural practices…