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

Featured Classes

Online: Make your own Feta Cheese!

Come join master cheesemaker Gary Colles for this class making your own feta cheese! Feta (Greek: φέτα, féta) is a brined curd white cheese made in Greece from sheep milk…

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Online: Empanadas vis Buenos Aires! (Make Empanadas Direct from Buenos Aires!)

Want to learn how to make Argentinian street food?  From an entertaining professional chef  ‘beaming in’ from Buenos Aires?  We thought you would! We are privileged to offer a class…

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Online: Beermaking Basics!

If you’ve ever dreamed of making your own beer or wine at home, but you weren’t sure what was involved or where to start, this is the class for you!…

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Online: Visible Mending

Tackle that pile of clothing in need of mending and join folks around the world doing their part to minimize waste as they maintain their clothing — making those favorite…

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We’re continuing our Gardening focus with board member Cathy Wegener in our featured video conversation.  This week she gives us a tour of her working garden and provides more tips on building a working garden.  Gain from her years of gardening experience as you wrap up your own gardening season and begin to think about next year.

If you missed any of our previous chats, you can find them here:Emily Anderson, artist and owner of HWY North
Cathy Wegener, Part 1 of Building your Working Garden
‘Behind the Scenes’ at River Radio, Gayle Knutsen and Jim Maher

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

Fun Classes Coming Up!

Join our creative instructors for a fun, informative class (or two) that will connect you with other learners as you…

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2020 MMFS Annual Report

We hope you saw our 2020 Annual Report, published this past Tuesday.  In it we briefly highlight our accomplishments over…

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MMFS 2020 Annual Report

Good Beginnings MMFS started 2020 with a bang with increasing classes and enrollment.  Comparing the first quarter of 2019 to the…

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