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…

Meet our Interns!

We are thrilled to introduce three awesome people who are joining us with support from their schools. Each intern will be learning about connecting the growing and tending of plants for creative use to workshop development, with a  focus on mapping both the garden beds and seasonal work tasks. Rebecca Wang (chenyirebecca.com) is an artist…

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…

The Gardens Right Now…

Means of Production Through January and February- harvesting willow, hazel, ash and early pruning of apple trees and thimbleberry bushes, fence work begins! Crocus, snowdrops are underfoot, daffodils are blooming and the golden plum trees are about to pop. Trillium North Park through January and February- trimming willow, roses, snowberry, tending nettle beds and planning…

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…

Bird Month- our online programming!

We were super excited Sara was going to do walks with us this Spring, and when that couldn’t happen we asked Sara to embrace technology and bring the gardens to our homes. In honour of Bird Week this guest post by Sara Ross takes us on a walk (a sit-spot actually) at Trillium North Park…

Living Soils Workshop with Jo Tobias

We are super excited to bring in a soil expert to aid in our understanding what happens under our feet in the garden! This workshop gets into soil theory, then takes us through putting theory into action focusing on areas between the willow and hazel currently suffering with erosion issues at the MOP garden Saturday…

Trillium & MOP Stewardship Sessions

Join EartHand’s Stewardship Coordinator Jaymie Johnson or Sharon and David for satisfying afternoons of hands-in-the-dirt activity keeping the gardens beautiful and great places in which to spend time. Build new pathways, weed the beds, weave fence repair, and possibly take home a little bouquet of herbs, flowers, willow, or other bountry related to the seasonal…

Introducing our Stewardship Coordinator!

We’re thrilled to have Jaymie Johnson officially begin in March as our stewardship coordinator for Trillium Park and Means of Production Garden. Until now this position  has been a volunteer role played mostly by Sharon, which she refers to as ‘garden triage’. We are excited about this for many reasons, one being that we can…