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Black Ash Berry Basket

May 20, 2023 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Berkshire Botanical Garden

This workshop, led by homesteader Penny Hewitt, is a great introduction to the extraordinary qualities of the black ash tree. Weave a square to round basket, approximately 6 inches by 6 inches, with optional leather strap. Included is a discussion on how the material is harvested and processed. Registration includes a materials fee. Please bring a lunch.


Penny Hewitt is a homesteader, educator and basket weaver based in northern Vermont.

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