September 22, 2018

    We are proud to announce that Scheumack Broom Company will be the preferred official witches broom at hexenbrut dances all over the country this year!  Here is a video of our fine local witches and dancers in Eugene.

   

 Another of our PDX sist...

March 24, 2018

   

    It’s an African tradition. It's also a Celtic tradition. How did that happen? Jumping the broom. Brooms have been used in weddings and hand fastings for centuries. Brooms have been

given as house warming gifts 

to a new hom...

March 4, 2018

     Every winter we harvest, dry, and prepare our broomsticks.  Often people ask us where the wood comes from. They are concerned about the environment and only want to support sustainable practices.

    We work with an environmentally award winning...

March 6, 2017

Let’s face it …. Spring cleaning kind of sucks! Not the small pleasures of things like washing the dishes after a meal prepared with love, setting the table before breaking bread with friends or cleaning the dog after a long walk in the woods in a rainy Oregon winter.

I...

November 5, 2016

      Have the children of your life in awe! Impress friends, family and neighbors with a magic broom!

      Like most craft businesses, for many years we sold the most brooms during the Thanksgiving to Christmas holiday season. That has changed...

July 17, 2016

In case you don't know of it, this is our revered local Oregon Country Fair.

      There is every reason for last week’s Oregon Country Fair to have been a bummer. It rained every day (sometimes hard), much cooler temperatures than normal, and slightly smaller crowds. T...

April 18, 2016

 

All of our sticks have been harvested about 20 miles outside of Eugene, Oregon. This year’s crop includes Cherry, Cascara, Viney Maple, and lots of Hazel. Now all we have to do is make all those sticks in to brooms. OMG, my poor back!

                 For the past five...

March 15, 2016

    We’ve been in the business of making witches brooms for a long time. For the uninitiated, there is a new sport sweeping the country. It’s Quidditch, from Harry Potter lore. Communities and universities all over the country are developing Quiddditch teams that...

February 27, 2016

 

 

     Last Summer when we got home from the Country Faire, we noticed something terrible. Brooming Man had developed a bad infestation of bugs. We kept him outside for fear he might be contagious and infect the others. We kept him around for months. We...

February 26, 2016

   

     I recently heard a comedian say, “My children think the Renaissance is something that happens in LA every summer!” Well, maybe it is. Those who truly know the history of the Renaissance festivals, which started in California in the 1960’s, know that t...

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