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…

Cultural Territories 101: Resources

With stories, photos, and discussion, Nicole Preissl has skillfully guided us from Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Stó:lō and other Coast Salish Territories, through Syilx Territory in the Okanagan, to Ktunaxa and Sinixt Territory in the Southern Interior during the first 3 sessions of the Cultural Territories 101 Guild. The following are a (non-exhaustive)…

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…