Explore the educational opportunities available in the mountains of North Georgia
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 ideal for individuals with allergies or sensitive skin.
Join Timpson Creek Farm Project Manager, Darby Weaver for an afternoon of advanced organic gardening instruction.
Learn broom making with Foxfire's resident broom artist, Carol 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.
Taught by Foxfire contact and demonstrator Kermit Rood, this three-day class instructs students in the method of cane weaving. This seven-step process involves weaving the seat bottom into the perimeter of the seat through drilled holes.
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 Appalachian region, known as the “apothecary of the nation."
In this two-day introduction to weaving is taught by resident weaver Sharon Grist, students will weave a twill sampler runner on which they will explore numerous treadling variations on one basic threading sequence.
Join Timpson Creek Farm Project Manager Darby Weaver and learn about the dynamic nature of soil. From particles, to micro flora and fauna, to the signs of deficiencies in plants; all will be explored within the context of the greater natural rhythms that guide soil processes.