#Treasuring Strathcona: Fall Harvest Festival

On September 21st the Strathcona Community Garden held their annual Fall Harvest Festival. It was such a lovely afternoon spent in a beautiful community space with live music, bread fresh from the cob oven, and remarkable knowledge holders found throughout the garden. We hosted an activity table where we explored natural dyeing, eco-bundling and plant…

Youth4Nature

Ongoing work with Stanley Park Ecology Society over the last year will culminate in a final installation session October 5th 1-4pm. Geared to youth from 13- 3o, can you join us? Register here We will be digging, planting, weaving and more to complete this site rehabilitation, dress for the weather- rain or shine!

Wayfinding: Brewery Creek

Brunswick St @ Great Northern Way In the long ago there was a very large, steeply-dropping creek here, full of salmon and trout, probably with medicinal and food plants all through the understory, and fibre plants like tule and cattail at the mouth, in the estuary. Here are a couple articles about the history: https://www.vancourier.com/the-rise-and-fall-and-rise-of-brewery-creek-1.2073272…

Trillium Stewardship & Studio Days 2019

Trillium North Park, Malkin @ Thornton, Strathcona 2019 Saturdays, 10am-4pm Tool use and materials, tea & lunch provided $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 with a…

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. Tools provided Free Programs with…

Summer Shoreline Spinning

This summer, the EartHand Land & Sea project gets us  out of our chairs from conversation circles and begins the practice of walking while spinning or rope making along various coastal shores in our  community. The Seaside and Shoreline Spinners’ Walking Club will be a walked and measured map created by community labour. The club…

Nets,Yarns, and Weaving Reconciliation with Vancouver Moving Theatre

We have a pretty awesome relationship with our colleagues at Vancouver Moving Theatre, and we’re delighted to be cross-pollinating each others’ projects again this spring. VMT’s Rosemary Georgeson will be joining us for an evening of “Nets and Yarns” at Trillium on May 7. Later in the month, the EartHand crew and the Weaving Wagon…

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…

Winter Solstice 2017: Reflections

A few images from our busy fall, 2017: Land & Sea, Wild Salmon Caravan, Salmon Leather, Sheepskin Tanning, Willow Weaving Sampler, Abeego Woven Food Wrap Research Guild, Fibre Blending Guild, Everett Crowley Weavers Group, Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival, and FORAGE!

Looking back on 2016

A little visual love song for all our board members and dedicated super volunteers, all our colleagues and comrades and fans — it’s a pleasure to be dancing with you in the wild spaces beyond art, land and culture. Here’s to a great year in 2017!