May 15, 2021
10:30am – 1:00 pm
Rolling Ridge Study Retreat (near Harpers Ferry, WV)

Learn one of the most basic technologies developed by our ancestors in their wild landscapes. In this class we will meet plants in the field and forest that can be used for making cord. We will discuss harvest timing and methods of preparation. We will learn a basic reverse wrap technique and explore other braids and plaiting techniques.

$25; suggested donation (free for ages 12 and under)

What to bring:

  • Sharp knife
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Water bottle

Instructor Luke Bauer is a basket maker, forager, woods wanderer, educator and permaculturist. He has been working at connecting himself and others to the local landscape for a decade. He leads workshops on basket-making, plant identification, ancestral skills and wilderness awareness.

For more information please contact Luke at

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