Spinners Slow Hikes

Stanley Park & SeaWall 2019 Tuesday nights 7-9pm, July 16, 30, Aug 13, 20 Free RSVP on Eventbrite Join Sharon for these informal groups – coming together to spin  and take time to slow down and see what is at our feet as we stroll. Mark your calendar for these slow walks in Stanley Park…

Open Studio Sessions 2019

Come and connect, get into the flow of conversation with your hands, and maybe get a good tip or suggestion from a neighbour. Open Studio at Means of Production Garden, E 6th Ave & St Catherines St, Mount Pleasant: Saturday March 30th, 10am-2pm — help prep plant materials and pack solar dye jars with barks from spring…

Trillium Stewardship & Studio Days 2019

Trillium North Park, Malkin @ Thornton, Strathcona 2019 Saturdays, 10am-4pm Tool use and materials, Tea & Snacks; Potluck lunch break $10 Register each session with the links in the descriptions Take a breath of fresh air, reconnect with the land and find good company in this playful eco-art program. Engaging in seasonal tasks and linking them…

Fence Weaving Sessions 2019

Though it’s highly unlikely that we’ll get the chance to weave in snow again, we’ll still have just as much fun in 2019 practicing (or learning new!) techniques for weaving  pathway fences at our gardens using willows grown on site! Obviously, dress for working outdoors with good footwear for rough terrain. Free Programs with limited space,…

Winter Willow Workparties 2019

Means of Production Garden, E 6th Ave @ St.Catherine’s St, Mount Pleasant 2019 Saturday 19 January 10am-2pm 2019 Sunday 3 February 1-4pm FREE Please REGISTER on Eventbrite Bring a snack to share and a cup for tea. Help bring in the willow crop at MOP. Learn about  coppicing methods for annual harvests,  rose twist knots…

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…

Community Willow Harvests, Fence Weaves & Celebrations 2018

It’s that time of year again: Willow Harvest! Come help get ‘r done, and take home a bundle of willow for play. Means of Production, 6th Ave @ St.Catherines, Mount Pleasant, Vancouver Sunday January 14, 10-1 Afterparty at the Strathcona Garden Eco-Pavilion: warm up by the fire and catch the last hour of the Salmon…

Summer Open Studio Sessions

Open Studio at Trillium North Park These free drop in studio sessions are a chance to get to know others in the EartHand community, use EartHand’s equipment and practice skills with others! Please come prepared to work on your own project, technical advice and assistance is available but note these sessions are not classes. Fridays…

2018 Stewardship Sessions

Sessions are led by Jaymie Johnson and are drop in opportunities to become familiar with the crops growing at both Trillium North and Means of Production Garden. Time is spent primarily on seasonal  stewardship tasks from planting, harvesting and weeding with fun diversions into the studio potential that the various crops offer. Some dates overlap…