#Treasuring Strathcona: Artists’ Share

Last week Treasuring Strathcona had the pleasure of joining Amy Walker for Artists’ Share at the Community Centre. We spent a joyful afternoon stitching on cloth that was collaboratively dyed & printed with plants harvested from the Strathcona Community Garden. Passersby also added to an ongoing leaf rubbing project that holds botanical impressions from plants…

#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…

#Treasuring Strathcona: Goldenrod & Tansy Walk

The final Fibre & Dye walk in the series was held on the warm and sunny afternoon of July 20th. Our journey began at Strathcona Community Centre and continued through MacLean Park, Strathcona Park and the Cottonwood Community Garden. Cottonwood is a rambling garden, full of botanical surprises including established mulberry shrubs, shade tolerant figs,…

#Treasuring Strathcona St John’s Wort Walk Gallery

On the warm Saturday afternoon of June 22 we met outside the Strathcona Community Centre at 601 Keefer St and our keen group of over a dozen participants strolled east past MacLean Park and south along Hawks, admiring trees and flowers, observing the landscape and considering the time and events that have passed since it…

Studio Sale Fundraiser 22 May 2019

Big studio sale Wednesday May 22 at Trillium Park North, 600 National Ave, Vancouver. 6-9 pm 20% of the proceeds will be donated to the EarthHand Gleaners Society to replace their stolen tools and keep their stewardship program thriving.CASH ONLY TOOLS Nancy’s Knit Knacks Andean Plying Tool – $30.00Video of how it’s used to make…

#Treasuring Strathcona Blackberry Walk Gallery

A gallery of the beautiful evening of walking, talking and dyeing with blackberry on May 10. Participants met out front of Strathcona Community Centre (601 Keefer St Vancouver); we talked about the land as it was before 1850 and shared what we knew of the plants, animals, and xwmkwy”m (Musqueam), Skwxw7mesh (Squamish) and sl”lwta”/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)…

Seasonal Lessons from the Land: Spring

Seasonal Lessons from the Land: Spring Homeschoolers 8-12 yrs, Maximum of 12 Fridays 1.30- 4pm, April 26, May 3, 10, 17 Trillium North Park $95.00 REGISTER on Paypal You don’t have to get in a car to experience nature; when you can open your eyes to the nature around you in the city, you’ll always be…

Indigo for the Intimidated

acLean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St @ Heatley 2019 Wednesdays 7-9pm Sept 18 & 25 All tool use and supplies included $95 Sorry, class full Feeling blue about the challenge of tackling indigo and fermentation pots? This is a relatively fast and straight forward approach to working with indigo leaves fresh from the garden. Catherine…

Natural Dyers’ Cooperative Garden 2019

April-October 2019, see dates below Means of Production Garden @ 6th & St.Catherines/ Trillium North Park @ Malkin & Thornton, Vancouver $310 ~Program Full~ 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, tending…

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…