Gifts from the Salmon Guild

Registration: 8 spaces, book your spot here. This is a part of EartHand’s pilot series of Guilds- rethinking how we learn together. The $25 monthly fee is going direct to the skill holder facilitating the group.

virtual guilds a-plenty as pilot programs

Nature and Studio Guilds:  A series of nature and studio groups that meet virtually and regularly,  to share and learn.  Led by  skill holders who focus the lens to a specific  area of inquiry, these sessions are opportunities to share seasonal delights and learnings with other like-minded individuals. Skill holders act as guides and facilitators,…

Soft Materials Twining: hats or baskets

June 7th will very likely be our first in-person workshop in quiet some time! After much consideration and conversations with our Park Board partners, we are aiming to go forward with this workshop that is happening over two consecutive Sundays June 7 and 14th. We have dropped the max to 4, so we can 2…

Online Event- pigments!

We are thrilled to partner with Caitlin ffrench in changing this event to an online session. Limited space- reserve your spot here April 14th 5-7pm Caitlin ffrench will be discussing how to forage for and make artist materials from within your land base.  You will learn about the oil and watercolour paints, inks, wildcrafted pigments, and…

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…

Wood burn out spoons!

We are super excited to have Delmar Williams back to teach with us this winter! Delmar is an incredible skill and knowledge holder and time working with Delmar is always worthwhile. This session is very special, Delmar is bringing his portable wood burning stove, we have a fire permit for the afternoon, and get to…

Salmon Leather: Bark tanning with Janey Chang

$125 and 2 credits get your ticket  2 Thursdays, Feb 20 & 27 6-9pm Date/TimeDate(s) – 20/02/20206:00 pm – 9:00 pm LocationMaclean Park Fieldhouse Back by popular demand! This program continues to be one of our most popular so we are thrilled to offer it again this winter. Fish skin leather is an ancient skill…

Hazelwood Bows with Michael Mayr

LocationMaclean Park Fieldhouse Date/TimeDate(s) – 18 and 19 /01/202010:00 am – 5:00 pm Categories Paid Program $350 & 3 credits class full Using Hazel wood, students will work with pre-harvested rods from Means of Production, learn the stages for preparing bow blanks, then like a cooking show transfer to cured and dried Hazel from  …

Coil Stitching Basketry: Pine needles and Scotchbroom

Sunday December 29th 10am-5pm $60 + 2 credits Maclean Park Fieldhouse get your ticket This basket is fun and relatively easy to make. Coiling can feel more like sewing than weaving, as pieces are wrapped together in a completely different fashion from twining or regular weaving. It also requires a lot less material to be…