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

Featured Classes

Online: Scandinavian Ornaments & Christmas Stocking

Scandinavian ornaments and Christmas stockings will delight your friends and families. We are lucky to have Kirsten Aune back as an instructor to offer these beautiful hand painted designs. You…

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Online: Learn about Scandinavian Kransekake!

Have you always wanted to bake a Kransekake but been too intimidated by the 18 rings, specialty ring pans and icing decorations to try? Come learn about the Queen of…

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Online: Bundle Dyeing with Plant-Based Dyes

Have you wanted to try plant-based dyeing but didn’t know where to begin? Bundle dyeing, the practice of enclosing and steaming plants in textiles to extract pigment, is a great…

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Online: FERMENTATION for Everyone!

Curious about making your own fermented veggies at home? Join us for a hands-on vegetable fermentation class from the comfort of your own home kitchen. Students will learn about the…

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Online: Mixology – The Art of Crafting a Cocktail

    We are excited to begin offering classes in collaboration with the Farm Table Foundation in Amery, Wisconsin.       What a year!  Get ready for it to…

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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.

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Happy Thanksgiving

Take a break from calorie consumption or Black Friday shopping to peruse our online classes – you’re sure to find…

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How About Creating A New Holiday Tradition

Here’s a great idea……sign up for The Art of Crafting a Cocktail – with your Book Club.  Get your family around the…

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As we head into Thanksgiving week, all of us at Marine Mills Folk School want to extend our sincere thanks…

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