Baba Yaga’s Slippers

MacLean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St. @ Heatley, Strathcona 2 Monday nights 2019 Feb 25, Mar 4, 6-9pm $130 Register on PayPal This workshop using the diagonal plait technique is challenging but extremely rewarding, and gives participants a pair of slippers unlike anything else in the woven world. Starting off with paper samplers to understand…

Oil-Tanning & Talk with Lotta Rahme

Trillium North Park, Malkin @ Thornton, Strathcona 2019 Sunday 7 April, 1-4pm All tool use and materials included $165 SOLD OUT We are delighted to welcome the world-renowned tanner Lotta Rahme to Vancouver! Whether you’re a beginner or have been making leather for a while (perhaps intimidated by how tough it is to soften oil-tanned…

The EartHand Weaver: basic basketry with invasive species and garden clippings 2019

MacLean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St. @ Heatley, Strathcona NEW CLASS ADDED: 2019 Monday March 11, 6-9pm All tool use and materials included $40 Sold out AGAIN!  please email runnawick at gmail dot com to get on the wait list for the next session EartHand is famous for our use of invasive species and garden clippings in basketry, thanks in large part to Sharon Kallis & Todd DeVries’ work leading The Urban Weaver Project. This is an…

Community Food Forest Stewardship Guild 2019

Means of Production Garden, E 6th Ave @ St.Catherines, Mount Pleasant 2019, 9 Saturdays over three seasons, 10am-1pm All tool use and materials included $310 for all nine sessions REGISTER on Paypal for all nine sessions Or see links below description to register for seasons individually Want to get your hands dirty with some permaculture…

Commuters Pack Weaving Guild

Trillium North Park, Malkin @ Thornton, Strathcona and MacLean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St. @ Heatley, Strathcona 2019, Saturday/Sunday May 25, 26; June 1,2,15; 10am-4pm All tool use and materials included $305 REGISTER through PayPal What containers do you pack for your daily journeys – do you use a fold up bag, sling a book…

Pigment, Charcoal, Brushes and Botany Drawing 2019

Trillium North Park, Malkin @ Thornton, Strathcona 2019, 4 Tuesdays: June 25, July 2, July 9, July 16, 6-9pm All tool use and materials included $145 REGISTER through PayPal Taking inspiration from our past programs as well as Nick Neddo’s book, The Organic Artist, we are offering a four session program that will take the…

Material to Maker Matchmaking

10-11:30 Saturday 29 September @ Roundhouse Community Centre A “speed dating” session for Vancouver makers to meet gardeners with plantings and green waste that could be up-purposed for creative use. Are you a maker that could help in a garden and/or up-cycle another’s greenwaste? Do you have a garden that produces materials you think might…

Drop Spindle Clinic 2018

1 session, Saturday June 23, 10-3pm Trillium North Park, Malkin @ Thornton, Vancouver Max 12 $74  REGISTER for the Drop Spindle Clinic For all those who missed last fall’s “Wild & Woolly” workshop…. Are you a bit clumsy with the drop spindle, or never used one before and need some assistance and help getting going?…

Salmon Leather Guild 2018

2 sessions, Sundays, 1pm-5pm Feb 11 and 18, Strathcona Community Garden Eco-Pavilion, 759 Malkin Ave Vancouver Max 12 $150  REGISTER for Salmon Leather Guild This is an update of our very popular fundraising class from the fall, exploring the ancient practice of making  leather from fish skins. Fish leather was known in cultures all over…

Natural Dyers’ Cooperative Garden 2018

March- August, see dates below Means of Production Garden/ Trillium North Park Max 9 $275  REGISTER for a share in the Natural Dyers’ Cooperative Garden  Means of the Production Garden in Mount Pleasant becomes the site for research, work and crop share for a small group of dedicated individuals interested in building community while growing…