Education

Intro to Soils

Soil is not only the medium in which all plant life on Earth is housed, it is also a living entity all of its own. Join Timpson Creek Farm Project Manager Darby Weaver and learn about the dynamic...
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Meet the “Browns”!

Meet the “Browns”!

As in, Brown University students Halle Fowler and Amelia Golcheski. Perhaps it was serendipity or just coincidence, but this summer we have the honor of hosting these two outstanding young scholars...
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Beginning Weaving

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 structures the...
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Medicinal Plant Walk

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,...
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Broom Making

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...
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7-Step Chair Bottoming

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...
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Advanced Organic Gardening

Join Timpson Creek Farm Project Manager, Darby Weaver for an afternoon of advanced organic gardening instruction. A great follow up to the intro course or perfect for individuals who have some...
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Castile Soap Making

Learn how to make Castile soap in this two-day workshop. This vegetable-based soap is made from a blend of olive and coconut oils and is ideal for individuals with allergies or sensitive skin....
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