Broom Making

Broom Making



14 Sep 09:00 - 15 Sep 16:00 - Mountain City
The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center

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Learn broom making with Foxfire's resident broom artist, Carole Morse. This two-day course covers the essentials of broom making, including discussions on the materials, processes, and art of crafting different broom varieties. Students participating in the class will complete and take home a cobweb broom and hearth broom.

The class runs two days, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on each day. Pack a good lunch and get ready to be whisked away with broom making!


Medicinal Plant Walk

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The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center
Led by herbalist Patricia Howell, director of BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies, our nature walks will explore the diversity of herbs and medicines native to the Southern...   More info

Castile Soap Making

26 Oct 09:00 - 16:00 26 Oct 09:00 - 16:00 - Mountain City Mountain City
The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center
Learn how to make Castile soap in this two-day workshop with Jenny Stevens, of Miss Jenny's Soap. This vegetable-based soap is made from a blend of olive and coconut oils and is...   More info

Beginning Weaving

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The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center
This two-day introduction to weaving is taught by resident weaver Sharon Grist and covers: -the mechanics of three kinds of floor looms -how to do graph paper draw-downs of weave...   More info


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