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…

Seasonal Fibre Research Guilds 2019

Once a month, these groups will come together for seasonal based harvest and processing inquiry and to share a meal. Collectively we will work between both MOP and Trillium, stewarding, harvesting and processing. Members divide the days’ processed materials for personal work, bringing their own ideas, experience and plants they want to share and explore…

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 REGISTER on PayPal 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,…

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…

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…

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…

Material to Maker Matchmaking

10-11:30 Saturday 29 September @ Roundhouse Community Centre A “speed dating” session for Vancouver makers to meet gardeners with plantings and green waste that could be up-purposed for creative use. Are you a maker that could help in a garden and/or up-cycle another’s greenwaste? Do you have a garden that produces materials you think might…