May 17 - 19: Beginning Broom Making, Cate O’Connell-Richards

Learn the foundations of handmade brooms and whisks in this three-day workshop, featuring a presentation on the development of American broom making, including traditional Appalachian and New England techniques. Learn all about broom making materials and where to find them, demonstrations on how to process broomcorn for making and lessons on various methods to make brooms both on and off long handles! No experience necessary. $45 material fee.