Wayfinding: Weaving

Nicole Preissl (Stolo) and Veronica Rose (Gitxsan) will be leading a series of interactive and informative walks for participants aged 13-24 who are interested in weaving with natural fibres. The walks will take place between MOP and Trillium North Park, where EartHand Gleaners has their locations. The walks are meant to engage youth in weaving…

Summer Shoreline Spinning

This summer, the EartHand Land & Sea project gets us  out of our chairs from conversation circles and begins the practice of walking while spinning or rope making along various coastal shores in our  community. The Seaside and Shoreline Spinners’ Walking Club will be a walked and measured map created by community labour. The club…

Wayfinding: Fibre and Dye

Artists Nicola Hodges and Anna Heywood-Jones will lead a series of research-based walking tours, alongside youth collaborators, throughout the course of the upcoming growing season. Traveling the path between EartHand Gleaners Society’s two sites, Trillium North Park and Means of Production Garden, each walk will focus on identifying plants growing along the route, learning through…

Natural Dyers’ Cooperative Garden

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…

Weavers Research Guild

7 sessions, Saturdays every 3 weeks* 10am -1pm Feb 17, Mar 10, Mar 31, Apr 28, May 19, Jun 9, Jun 30 Means of Production Garden, 6th @ St.Catherines; Trillium North Park, Malkin @ Thornton (Strathcona) Max 10 $250, includes materials & use of tools; personal gloves & secateurs welcome REGISTER for the Weavers Research…

Linen Growers Club 2018 (FULL)

9 sessions First Tuesday of the Month*, from March through September, 6-8pm Plus additional retting & processing dates First Class March 6 @ Bee Space, 580 Powell St, Vancouver, BC V6A 0A5 All other sessions @ Trillium North Park, corner of Malkin & Thornton, Vancouver Max 15 $220 (2nd Tuesday in April, 10th) This program…

Trillium Community Dyers Club

8 sessions: Sundays 2-5.30pm   April 8, May 13, June 10, July  8, Aug 12, Sept 9 Tuesdays 6-9pm  June 26, July 31 $75   REGISTER for the Trillium Community Dyers Club  This new monthly program is a chance for community members to dip toes into the world of the natural dye pot. Led by Nicola Hodges,…

2018 Events and Classes

2017 has been a fantastic year of growth and discovery —  in studio work, building our program registration and also learning how to do what we do to the best of our abilities. Thank you to everyone who has participated in growing our community! We are thrilled to follow up 2017 with a diverse offering…

Winter Solstice 2017: Reflections

A few images from our busy fall, 2017: Land & Sea, Wild Salmon Caravan, Salmon Leather, Sheepskin Tanning, Willow Weaving Sampler, Abeego Woven Food Wrap Research Guild, Fibre Blending Guild, Everett Crowley Weavers Group, Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival, and FORAGE!

Land & Sea Weaving Conversation Circle at Heart of the City Festival 5 Nov

The November rains pour down with only brief respite; inside, we gather over good food and practice our thigh spinning with flax tow and nettle, hearing stories from those who’ve lived by the waters of the land, and sharing our gratitude. This Weaving Conversation Circle was facilitated by Kamala Todd, with a welcome by Tracy…