I’m Here for the Joy!

“I’m here for the joy” was a statement echoed by multiple participants in Tuesday night’s first Cultural Territories 101 with Nicole Preissl – and if you’ve had the opportunity to interact with Nicole (virtually or pre-pandemic) you won’t be surprised by this sentiment!   Nicole, born and raised in Burnaby, is Sto:lo from Leq’a:mel First…

Cultural Territories 101

We are so excited to announce this new free program hosted by Nicole Preissl! We have 4 sessions planned for this spring, and another 4 to come this fall, as learning and sharing opportunities to deepen our awareness of the cultures of the place we live and visit in this province . Thank you to…

Makers’ Market Day is Happening!

So thrilled we are able to gather in small groups again outdoors and do this in person. As an organization with a motto- how do we be makers without first being consumers-, selling sticks feels very weird indeed. However, these are weird times we are living in, so here we are, hosting our first ever…

Early Spring Programs

March is just around the corner and a few new programs are now on our calendar ready for you to join. Did you know, March is when nesting season officially begins? It means no more hard pruning of bushes or shrubs which might disrupt new nests. It also means there is lots of mate finding…

Winter Happenings Just Added!

Remember meeting up in public for social hand work time? New virtual events and workshops continue to roll out and as we slide into January continuing our online social makers time for sharing and learning together. We hope to have you join us soon virtually until we can meet again in person. Our Annual General…

EartHand branches out to Nelson!

After involvement with EartHand over the past few years in Vancouver, Jaymie Johnson has recently relocated back to her hometown of Nelson in the West Kootenays, BC, on the traditional territories of the Sinixt (Lakes) peoples, with the Ktunaxa to the East, the Syilx (Okanagan) to the West, and the Secwepemc (Shuswap) to the North….

Digitizing the Visceral: Making Together in the Space Between

We Need Your Help! This summer, visiting artist, Sarah Holloway, will be building a digital garden that ‘uploads’ the Means of Production garden (MOP) and  Trillium North Park Garden (TNP) to a website. Acting as a digital counterpart to the physical gardens, the online version of MOP and TNP will allow for information and commentary…

A coat cut- the nettle braid project

Sharon is working on a nettle garment, and hopes for your company working alongside her virtually.  When we  make for ourselves, are all those who have taught and shared with us not alongside as well? In the spirit of community labour, Sharon and Amy invite you to join them online for these mid sized groups…

Virtual Felting with Amy!

Join this pay-what-you-like Zoom video conference felting demo with Amy Walker using local Gotland fleece from Barnston Island. Thursday May 21st 7.15 pm Link to register for the WESHOWUP demonstration This introduction to felting will show you the materials, tools and methods I use to make felt and give you an understanding of the felting process….

Social Knit Nights Continue!

Such great conversations and time working together in January, we wanted to keep the conversation going! The next three weeks find us back at Andina- be sure and get your ticket for each evening at least the night before to help us be accurate in our table booking. The next few sessions Amy and Sharon…