We Spoke to Dylan Belvedere, Founder of Maker Cube

Dylan Belvedere is the founder of Maker Cube, a makerspace dedicated to both kids as well as kids at heart. They offer the space and tools needed to inspire you, from sewing to 3D printing, they’ve got it covered. Dylan, tell us a bit about yourself. I am the founder of Maker Cube, Surrey’s only makerspace….

Amanda Hemmaway from iDance Vancouver Talks About the Joy of Dance

If you think you’re too old for dancing, think again! Founder of iDance Vancouver, Amanda Hemmaway knows that moving to the rhythm can make you happier, smarter, and a lot healthier. Whether young or old, Amanda teaches people from all walks of life embrace the joy of dancing. Learn more about all of iDance fieldtripps…

We Talk Murals with Klara Manhal of Art/Seen Vancouver

Murals are a merging of art and daily life. They bring together the beauty of life in spaces that don’t require an art gallery. They allow the experience of art to be more than just visual, but something that brings together communities. Meet Klara Manhal, founder of Art Seen Vancouver, and fieldtripp host helping bring Vancouver’s…

We Talk Travel with Joanna Riquett, Editor-In-Chief of Hayo Magazine

The Buddha once said, “It is better to travel well than to arrive.” As the editor-in-chief of Hayo Magazine, Joanna Riquett knows a thing or two about travelling well. Since June 2014, Joanna has chronicled experiences of adventure, wanderlust, and tales of the human spirit. Made for creative souls, Hayo is about uncovering the heart…

Fieldtripp Focus – Lee Ann Steyns of Signing Babies

Taught by the vibrant Lee Ann Steyns, Signing Babies teaches beginning sign language to help parents communicate with their little ones. We caught up with Lee Ann to find out more about this ‘hands-on’ fieldtripp. Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a local Vancouver mom with two school-aged kids, and a passion for communication and connecting…

Community Focus – Recent Attendee Alice Ko Discusses Her Trip

We’ve been hearing a lot from Fieldtripp hosts recently. For good reason. Hosts are spreading their knowledge, and sharing moments that create lasting memories. But we got to thinking, what is it like to attend a fieldtripp? Obviously, we’re a little biased since we put our heart and soul into spreading the word about these…

Fieldtripp Focus – Blim’s Japanese Book Binding

Blim is an art space located at Vancouver’s chinatown. It’s a platform for artists and small businesses run by artists. An indie space where you are free to create. Since 2003, Blim has been bringing together creators through workshops, screening, and other creative media. Blim believes that creative expression is a hallmark of health, and that sure is…

The Art of Italian Pastry: Cannoli & Baba

What’s to love about Italian food? Wrong question. What’s not to love about Italian food? We’re talking more than pizza and pasta, dear friends. We’re talking about real authentic, Italian delights! Make the 13th of June sweeter by attending this fieldtripp on Italian pastries! Join award-winning pastry chef Emiddio Isernia and learn a thing or…

Fieldtripp Focus: Urban Foraging & Salve Making

More people are opting to go organic. This is true not only for food, but also for with other things like skincare and candles. What’s more, many people are yearning to make their own organic products. On June 9, you have the opportunity to make your own salve from scratch. Salve is a broad term…

Fieldtripp Focus: Beeswax Candles

Today’s fieldtripp in focus is Homestead Junction’s Homemade Beeswax Candle workshop. One of the main problems with store-bought candles is they’re often made from paraffin, which emit seven toxic fumes, two of which are carcinogenic. Not particularly relaxing. Beeswax candles are a far better option to paraffin candles. They’re not only natural, but they also…