Willow Harvest Time

Help with bringing in the willow crop before Spring begins! It is always an exciting race.. planning dates that hopefully fall between the rains and snow, and before the sap begins to flow. And yet, every year willow harvest events prove to be on of the best times to be in the garden. Many hands…

EartHand Annual General Meeting

You are invited to join us virtually Sunday Feb. 5th 3-5pm As we gather through our screens and attend to the official requirements of reviewing 2022 financial documents, approving the 2023 budget and vote in our 2023 board of directors. Expect stories of 2022 and dreams and plans for 2023! Voting members of EartHand are…

2023 new programs now live!

We have some exciting offerings beginning in February that continue to support sharing skills, connecting to plants and meaning-making with our hands; all coming from a place as always of how we can be makers without first being consumers. More programs will be listed in the months ahead, and we hope you can join us…

December Happenings

The short days of December find us online, in person, and hunkering down for quiet reflective time. Join us December 5th- online 7-8.30 pm The FibreShed Field-School: reflections and opportunities Melanie and Christa share their experience with the Fibreshed Field School, its effect on the education of Emily Carr students who participated, and the influence…

Means of Production-on screen

We are thrilled to announce that as a part of our celebration of ‘MOP’ turning 20 this year, we have a video by Martin Borden on the big screen – the Mount Pleasant Community Art Screen – playing until early spring 2023. The screen is located on the East-facing side of the Independent Building at…

Autumn Spinning Circles

Join Jaymie Johnson and Sharon Kallis for these virtual gatherings that allow us to to carve time for ourselves to process fibres, spin for future projects, and keep spinning those threads of conversations we started in the summer. Not a spinner? that’s ok too- bring your other handwork that is good to do in the…

Announcing Autumn 2022 Programs!

As our days get shorter we have turned our thoughts to the containers we desire for our gathering together- virtually and in person – this Fall. We are proud to be pulling together a variety of options that draw on the strengths of EartHand’s past offerings (we hear you when you ask for more!). And,…

August weaving nights return

Free Program: Last year we found this weaving intensive was a great way to draw the summer to a close, so are repeating it with 3 nights offered to come out and weave with others. Bring your unfinished projects to continue work or start something new. There will be a variety of plant materials currently…

Summer with EartHand

It feels so good to gather in person again! We have some outdoor open studio sessions planned, as well as community events that you will find us at over the summer months, as we share skills and methods for processing both nettle, flax for linen and wool fleece for spun lines that will be dyed…

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…