Pine Needle Basketry with John Holzwart


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Date:  June 14, 2020

10 am – 3 pm

Skill Level: Beginning

Class Registration Fee: $80.00

Explore the traditional art of Pine Needle Basket Weaving. “Little” John Holzwart will be your instructor as you make your own small basket to take home. You will learn the art of coiling and creating simple stitches to make your own unique basket. Florida long leaf pine needles have been gathered and cured for you to use, and all materials are provided. Discussion about other basket styles and decorative options will be included.

Materials fee: (Paid directly to instructor during class):  included

Students need to bring the following supplies:  Bring reading glasses, thimble, and small scissors if possible.

John Holzwart is a naturalist, permaculturalist, wild forager, and traditional broom maker.  He has much passion for the natural world and strives to inspire others to cultivate their passions as well.  John teaches and demonstrates the many traditional skills he practices at events across North America.  His authenticity and commitment to personal growth shine through as he interacts with the public.  You can often find John in the woods, looking for broom handles, mushrooms, and other wild edibles.  Learn more at


Registration includes your lunch, and one free admission to Saturday night’s virtual Healthy Hoedown.