Using native and invasive plants like Willow, Red Osier Dogwood, Virginia Creeper, and Bittersweet, students will learn to make a durable and functional wicker-style basket. We will also talk about different basket styles and functions as well as how to identify, harvest, and process plants for basketry. Each participant will go home with a finished basket.
Zach Fisher is a Primitive Skills instructor and practitioner living in the Hudson Valley. He has attended classes and workshops at the Tom Brown Jr Tracker School since 2010. He is a professional outdoor adventure guide & a co-founder of Earth Living Skills based in Brooklyn, NY