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 REGISTER through PayPal 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…

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…

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…

EartHand Gleaners Society AGM – 2018 in Review

Strathcona Community Garden Eco Pavilion, 759 Malkin Ave, Vancouver Entrance in amongst the espalliered fruit trees 3-4pm Saturday 2 February 2019 Join us around the woodstove in the Strathcona Community Garden EcoPavilion for the ‘short and sweet’ Annual General Meeting of the EartHand Gleaners Society, reviewing our massive 2018 year; followed by a screening of…

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…

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…