Our Gulf Islands Calendar of Events has now publicized 167 fascinating happenings since June, 2017 …Read More GULF ISLANDS CALENDAR of EVENTS
We now have CRD funding for collaborative planning regarding a…Read More GULF ISLANDS CO-OP proposal – Register to hear more!
Coming up on Saturday, June 17th, 2017! from 10am until noon at the Pender …Read More The Amazing Living Soil (June Class/Discussion)
On Saturday, April 15 (11:00 am to 2:00 pm), Master Herbalist Don Ollsin taught a …Read More Herb Growing with Master Herbalist Don Ollsin – April 2017
It’s time for an update on Solar Photovoltaics! “Global Perspectives and Local Solutions”. This class, …Read More Solar Photovoltaics: Global & Local Update (March, 2017)
Would you like to “Bee in Your Garden” with more pollinators around to help you …Read More Attracting Pollinators to Grow Food (March, 2017)
Good news! We’ve initiated a new REGISTRY of amazing island Food Producers and other Producers…Read More GULF ISLANDS REGISTRY, Calendar, and proposed Co-op!
As a follow-up to our 2016 homeopathy introduction, on February 25, 2017 we had a …Read More Homeopathic First Aid 101 (February, 2017)
FEBRUARY, 2017 BLACKSMITHING BASICS CLASS (and later follow-up intensive workshop): Imagine coming upon a clearing …Read More Feb, 2017: Blacksmithing Basics
Heartwood is pleased to be partnering with the Community Hall, Ptarmigan Music and Theatre, and …Read More January 13, 2017 – Heartwood Happiness Hoedown!
As we fold into winter with trees growing dormant, jewel-like preserves beckoning from the pantry …Read More Heartwood’s new growth.
Greetings! Now Tsawout Elder Skookales is coming back to Pender on October 29. This is …Read More October 29, 2016 – Cedar Basket Making Class
Have you often wondered about homeopathy as a natural alternative healing practice? For introductory and …Read More January, 2016: Homeopathy Classes
Heartwood Folk School is now ready to restart in the Fall, beginning with a class …Read More September Class on Building Simple Greenhouses
After a summer break extended by a major challenge (see farewell below), we at Heartwood …Read More Heartwood summer break, Fall AGM & restart
Did you know that sometimes you’re not supposed to wash food before you preserve it? …Read More June, 2015: Food Preservation Classes
Up next on sustainable energy are May, 2015 classes with a DO-IT-YOURSELF focus. This includes …Read More May, 2015: D-I-Y Solar Hot Water, Passive Solar, etc.
It’s happening! We’ve now confirmed 19 interested adults and children, for the April 21, 2015 …Read More April, 2015: Wilderness Skills classes
Now we’ve captured a Gabriola Island solar expert for our next sustainable energy classes, in …Read More March, 2015: Practical Solar Photovoltaics class
We are very grateful that on February 21, 2015, an Elder of the Tsawout …Read More February, 2015: First Nations Pine Needle & Cedar Basketry classes
Following our 2014 Knitting Learning Day, now Sylvia Olsen of the Tsartlip First Nation is …Read More Another Coast Salish Knitting Class
Following up on Heartwood’s November, 2014 energy classes (see here for more), there is …Read More New Pender Energy Research Report & 2015 Classes
With the CRD’s January 1, 2015 deadline for “no more kitchen scraps” in the nearest …Read More January, 2015: Composting & Soil Building Classes
Yes, broccoli looks, tastes, and nourishes you differently when you grow it yourself – especially …Read More November, 2014: Beginner & Organic Food Growing Classes
Heartwood is happy to announce November, 2014 energy classes on new options for solar and …Read More November, 2014: Solar & Sustainable Energy Classes
Heartwood is happy to announce upcoming sustainable food growing classes in November, 2014! This is …Read More November, 2014 Food Growing Classes
At a Heartwood meeting earlier this year, a handy guy named Barry Nikiforuk suggested a …Read More Carpentry & Woodworking for Beginners
Saturday, July 26: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING for Heartwood Folk School Society (11:30 am, …Read More Heartwood AGM & Old-time Baking
Here’s an upcoming set of classes from Heartwood (see our home page for more!):
July …Read More Demystifying accounting for our community…
This is the post category for DO-IT-YOURSELF, TECHNICAL & TRADITIONAL SKILLS that could be taught …Read More DO-IT-YOURSELF, TECHNICAL & TRADITIONAL SKILLS
SURFBOARD & PADDLEBOARD BUILDING CLASSES:
Once we arrange some additional insurance, Heartwood is also really …Read More Surf’s up for Heartwood (surfboard/paddleboard building)
We are happy to announce that on Saturday, June 14, 2014, Master Herbalist Don …Read More June, 2014 Classes on Herbs, and Mushroom Gardens
The Directors of the non-profit Heartwood Folk School Society need to review the 30 class …Read More Heartwood thank you’s
Here’s a glimpse of our March 22 Knitting & Wool Learning Day (see more photos …Read More Knitting & Wool Learning Day – photo glimpses
In addition to skills like food growing and sustainable energy use, Heartwood intends to include …Read More March 22, 2014 Knitting & Wool Learning Day