2022 Artists in Residence- a teaser!

We are super excited to have Anna Heywood Jones and Meagan Innes joining us for garden time and studio explorations this year as our third year of having an Artists in Residence program that informs the direction of our land-based inquiry. More information coming soon about the workshops, community skill-share sessions and many ways to…

Paid Programming Tiers  for 2022

EartHand Gleaners works hard to provide low barrier, affordable  and deeply impactful programming through our various skill development, artist residency and land-inquiry projects.  Over the last few years as our program offerings have grown, we made the decision not to increase program costs to pay for administration; but instead to dedicate any revenue into paying artists…

Mapping Gardens and EartHand’s Interns!

2021 has been a rich year of knowledge transfer in the gardens for EartHand! We have been so thrilled to have with us this past year three interns from two universities: Sarah Holloway- Rhode Island School of Design and Rebecca Wang and Melanie Camman from Emily Carr University of Art and Design joined us for…

The Canadian FibreShed: from regional to national; our history and future

A free,  3-part online conversational series about the history and future of Canadian fibresheds with Anna Hunter from Longway Homestead (Manitoba) and Nicola Hodges (Sunshine Coast), hosted by Sharon Kallis ( Vancouver). Wednesday nights 7:00-8:30 pm PST Nov 3, 10, 17 Recorded with time-limited access. Registration required for each event. Nov 3 – Canadian FibreShed:…

Language and Place: decolonizing our tongues and actions

A free, virtual series to unpack the complexity of decolonizing our tongues and actions. Led by Meagan Innes and Senaqwila Wyss with a weekly guest from our Artist in Residence Program (Jolene Andrew, Cease Wyss, Jaz Whitford and Tori Clark). 4 sessions Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 pm PST Nov 4, 25, Jan 14, 28 Registration is required…

End of September- on the land together and new stewardship call out!

Many of our online Guilds have begun, but we are still meeting outdoors and celebrating the bounty of this season; finding ways to celebrate and honour the plants that feed and nurture. SEPTEMBER 25 7.30pm- Documentary Movie Night Join Martin Borden and Sharon Kallis at the outdoor screening of the now completed, Wild Fibres short…

Autumn Guilds and Opportunities

Sharon has been busy designing the autumn workshop and guild schedule which features collaborations with artists near and far including past and present Artists in Residence – now is the time to design your own Autumn learning journey with us! Summer Weave Extravaganza Four consecutive nights to get your weave on! Weaving all things basket…

Free Summer Programs

Join us in-person at Trillium Park for these free drop-in summer programs! No registration needed. Follow the links for more details about each including what to bring and what to expect regarding public health guidelines. Mending Gatherings at Trillium 6:00-9:00 pm, 2nd Wednesday of the month June 9, July 14,  August 11 Crafting Summer Socials…

Meet our Interns!

We are thrilled to introduce three awesome people who are joining us with support from their schools. Each intern will be learning about connecting the growing and tending of plants for creative use to workshop development, with a  focus on mapping both the garden beds and seasonal work tasks. Rebecca Wang (chenyirebecca.com) is an artist…