Walking with the Nettle

Sunday October 6 1-4 pm Free, limited Space. tickets here Please show respect… if you take a ticket, show up! Stinging Nettle is a plant with many gifts to teach those willing to risk getting close. Urtica doica, the variety that grows both here and throughout the UK, has clothed our collective ancestors as have…

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…

Summer 2017 Happenings Update!

As we launch into July it seems a good time for a quick update on the many things we are up to this season- or planning for Autumn. First off-  we are so thrilled to announce we received our funding from BC Arts Council for the Land & Sea project! We will be collectively planning…

Final Celebration November 5th

Worlds collide in the best creative way possible on Saturday November 5th as we celebrate the end of the Soil to Sky Project   during the Heart of the City Festival at Trillium North Park from 1- pm- Rain or Shine! Including: Assembling the final kites with the pieces made over the last 6 weeks at…

PROJECT:Weaving Our Social Fabric

Announcing a new project for the Fall of 2016 at Trillium North Park. Three local artists, Melodie Flook, David Gowman and Arlin ffrench, will be joining us at our work space at Trillium. The group projects to be undertaken include collaborative fence weaving using local plants (Festoonery), a handmade rain catchment system carved from local…

Porchapalooza!

Wednesday August 3rd is Porchapalooza at Trillium North Park! 6-11pm Bring  something for the potluck dinner at 6pm, plate and cutlery, water bottle and picnic blanket or camping chair are also encouraged. We will have a community weaving/ rope making project going to keep hands busy while we listen to the tunes of the Legion…

Fence Weaving Project at Trillium

Have some free summer afternoons or evenings this summer and wondering what to do? Local artist Melodie Flook is looking for volunteers to help beautify the fence on the western edge of our work bay. Ropemaking, crocheting and knitting are just a few of the skills you can learn or practice using local plant materials…

Eslhalha7kw’hiwus project complete!

Eslhalha7kw`hiwus is a Squamish word shared with us by language keeper Rebecca Duncan, who received it from her late father. It describes how our lines are all connected: to each other, the land, the plants, and our ancestors; and it expresses the intention of our project to re-establish a respectful relationship of balance between a…

March at Trillium

Such a busy month! it has taken me the  first week of April to even sort photos for all the happenings, but have posted on our Trillium  Almanac School Residency at last a March Page… you can read about March in the park and follow the whole project from here. A big thanks to our…

New Weaving Retreat Program Announced!

Rebecca and Sharon get asked all the time if they are teaching a specific class, or when something will be offered again… As everything we have done to date has involved always grant writing to offer classes for free as a part of larger projects, sometimes the project we are  doing doesn’t fit the skills…