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…

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…

The Canadian FibreShed: from regional to national; our history and future

A free,  3-part online conversational series about the history and future of Canadian fibresheds with Anna Hunter from Longway Homestead (Manitoba) and Nicola Hodges (Sunshine Coast), hosted by Sharon Kallis ( Vancouver). Wednesday nights 7:00-8:30 pm PST Nov 3, 10, 17 Recorded with time-limited access. Registration required for each event. Nov 3 – Canadian FibreShed:…

Language and Place: decolonizing our tongues and actions

A free, virtual series to unpack the complexity of decolonizing our tongues and actions. Led by Meagan Innes and Senaqwila Wyss with a weekly guest from our Artist in Residence Program (Jolene Andrew, Cease Wyss, Jaz Whitford and Tori Clark). 4 sessions Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 pm PST Nov 4, 25, Jan 14, 28 Registration is required…

Autumn Guilds and Opportunities

Sharon has been busy designing the autumn workshop and guild schedule which features collaborations with artists near and far including past and present Artists in Residence – now is the time to design your own Autumn learning journey with us! Summer Weave Extravaganza Four consecutive nights to get your weave on! Weaving all things basket…

Free Summer Programs

Join us in-person at Trillium Park for these free drop-in summer programs! No registration needed. Follow the links for more details about each including what to bring and what to expect regarding public health guidelines. Mending Gatherings at Trillium 6:00-9:00 pm, 2nd Wednesday of the month June 9, July 14,  August 11 Crafting Summer Socials…

Stewardship Opportunity- MOP

UPDATE: all spaces are full for new stewards at this time- with provincial restrictions on gathering we do need to limit the number of people we have in the a garden. please keep following us, and we will look to more training sessions in 2022. Once a month-ish short, online meetings happen to discuss current…

Spring Guilds!

We are so excited to announce two new guilds launching this month that are enticing enough to keep you on Zoom during these beautiful late spring and summer evenings: Local Colour: Dye and Documentation Guild with CZarina Lobo – For the Intermediate dyer, starting June 1st and running 6 sessions spaced throughout the spring to…