Knapping in Public

MacLean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St @ Heatley 2019 Sunday May 26, 1-4pm All tool use and supplies included $75 REGISTER through PayPal Begin your journey of making ancient tools from stone in an urban environment and learn the art and meditation of flintknapping. Beginner to expert – all skill levels welcome. Participants will learn…

Homegrown Mouthpieces

MacLean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St @ Heatley POSTPONED — Please email earthandgleaners at gmail dot com to find out about rescheduling All tool use and supplies included $110 Program Postponed, email earthandgleaners(at)gmail.com to find out about rescheduling Using local fruit and other hardwoods salvaged from tree pruning, participants will carve a mouthpiece for use…

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…

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…

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. Tools provided Free Programs with…