Urban homesteading and abundant living
Learning to live gently with the land, water, and peoples.

Make it, mend it, grow it, create it, ferment it, enjoy it!

Click on the categories below, or read posts in order on the Stories page.

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Wool crafts

Wool crafts: carding, spinning, knitting, weaving

Fermentation festival: vegetables, cider, mead, kombucha, ancient grains sourdough

Small-space gardening: balcony food jungle, mushroom farm under the desk, community garden plot, vermicomposting

Wild harvesting: berries, nuts, mushrooms, fruit, sea salt

Home crafts: soapmaking, mending, sewing, creating

Photos coming soon

Painting: exploring and celebrating beauty through colour and light

Permaculture and degrowth: design, resources, adventures, stories; ecological restoration; fruitful plant guilds; deliberate degrowth

Photos coming soon

Handmade soap

Shop West Coast Homespun
Etsy marketplace

The shop is temporarily closed: we sold out! It’s been a busy year, but we’ll be up and running again when time allows.

  • Handwoven shawls, scarves, and ruanas from ethically-source yarns
  • Handmade soaps from organic and fair-trade ingredients
  • Handspun yarn from local wool, from gently-raised animals
  • Original paintings

Contact us for custom orders: diane@westcoasthomespun.ca