Discover the joy of creating together through traditional arts and crafts.

Featured Classes

The Art of Winemaking: A Tasteful Tour

In this first class of the 3-part Wine Series with Spillery Creative, increase your ‘wine cred’ as you learn the history of winemaking plus sample a delicious wine flight that exemplifies the vast array of winemaking techniques and styles. Make it an evening with friends, or come on your own to meet others interested in…

Learn More »

UPCYCLE: Make a Boro Inspired Patch

Boro –a Japanese word meaning “broken:  an aesthetic that is based on fabric or garments that have been heavily used, tattered, and repaired using darning techniques such as sashiko stitching. Boro cloth lends itself to several trending movements such as sustainability (upcycle, recycle, circular design); visible mending (sashiko stitching, slow stitching) and mindfulness as people…

Learn More »

About Us

Marine Mills Folk School is a burgeoning experiential learning center located in the beautiful St. Croix Valley, less than an hour from the Twin Cities.

Our teachers will be your guides in woodworking, fiber arts, baking or other arts & crafts pursuits.

We offer lifelong, hands-on, whole-person experiential learning for all ages in a supportive environment that is fun, collaborative, and restorative.

Latest News

It’s Time to Party!

Don’t forget, join the party next Saturday, October 12 as we celebrate our move to our new location (550 Pine…

Read More »

Sharing Knowledge

These days ‘experts’ seem to be getting a bad rap. There’s a lot of talk about disruption and swamps. Most…

Read More »


Wow, we’re SO appreciative of your response to our requests for help –  thank you! We’re continuing to outfit our new spot,…

Read More »

Get Involved

Become An Instructor

Become an instructor! If you are passionate about your skill or craft & love sharing that knowledge with others, please apply to teach a class at MMFS!

Sign Up for Email Updates

Let us know if you have any other questions at

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”

― Maya Angelou