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John Zasada

Grand Rapids, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, John Zasada
The biology, ecology, use and management of birch in northern forests has been a favorite topic of John's for many years. John is a retired silviculturist with the U.S. Forest Service in Grand Rapids.

Current Courses Offered by John Zasada

2 Days
Teaser image for Birch Bark Baskets with Woven Lids or Handles

Birch Bark Baskets with Woven Lids or Handles

Join John and Julie for birch bark basket weaving. Students may choose one of two designs: a lidded square basket or a handled basket made with diagonal weave. The lidded basket is made using a willow stick that is attached to birch bark loops added to the basket and lid.…
Wed, Oct 23rd, 2019  –  Thu, Oct 24th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructors: John Zasada, Julie Kean

Past Courses Offered by John Zasada

Birch Bark Lidded Baskets

Birch Bark Tutorial