2018 events at MOP

Please visit the EartHand Gleaners events page for up to date content on what is going on at MOP, or follow EartHand Gleaners Society on facebook. Important dates to mark on your calendar for 2018: MOP public stewardship sessions: Saturdays are 10am-1pm, Sunday sessions at 2-5pm Saturday March 10, Sunday April 15, Saturday May 12,…

Artist Annual Residency Updates

We are thrilled to announce that Catherine Shapiro will be our artist in residence this year at MOP. As a long standing gardener with vast experience in growing for her own art production, Catherine was a mentoring artist for  one of last years resident artists- Gloria Tsui. Together, they took on unraveling the secrets and…

The Indigo Journey

When I was offered one of the artist in residence positions at the MOP garden this year, I had no idea what an incredible journey I was in for.  I was introduced to the amazingly-talented and hilarious Catherine Shapiro, a community-minded, multifaceted artist and master gardener who has become my mentor and good friend.  Over…

Artist in Residence: 2016 GardenSpace

Are you looking for land to grow a project in 2016? We might have just the space for you! Means of Production Artists Garden Call for Proposals 2016 The annual residency bed at the MOP garden is available for the 2016 growing season for a local artist/ artist team to grow a project. The residency…

Community Variety Show, Saturday November 21st

To build and celebrate community, the Community Variety Show was a free event on Saturday November 21st, 5-9pm at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House (MPNH) in the East and West Hall. This is a big thank you to everyone who helped the Community Eco-Quilt and Community Variety Show come full circle! It was an inclusive celebration of the…

Join the last eco-printing workshop this Sunday!

Come help sew our community quilt this Sunday between 9:30am-1:30pm at Trillium North Park! Admission is free, all ages are welcome- there will be a children’s craft!, tea from the MOP garden and light snacks will be provided. This Sunday’s workshop will include the most thrilling part of the process! We will unbundle our eco-prints. The colours are…

Celebration Event!

Join us Labour Day Monday 2-5 pm Join us- dancer / choreographer Mirae Rosner, Squamish weaver Tracy Williams and community eco-artist Sharon Kallis with our community participants – Share in what we have learned so far. Help out with the harvest and processing of flax for linen as we share a dance which traces the…

JULY at MOP

Things heat up in the garden with more sunshine, and event opportunities heat up too! This is what you will find in the garden this month other then the ripening berries: Thursday  July 3 7pm   Legion of Flying Monkeys concert and video shoot, come be a part of the audience and enjoy the  shady hillside…

May 2014 garden update

At the moment it feels like perhaps the garden has never before been so busy, nor so  stunning to visit. It is looking at its best right now. We have had a change in the way we make our fences. A nice cordage roll top keeps it strong, yet open sides mean easier weeding and…

2014 work parties and events

As the season get planned I will update this post so all  calender events will get updated here, so check back! Willow Harvest Join Us Saturday January 18 11am-2pm for bringing in the willow crop! Monthly Work Parties Mark your Calenders!  (mostly) the 2nd Saturday of each month, seasonal tasks are undertaken including weeding, harvesting…