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

Featured Classes

Beekeeping made easy!

Tom Minser, owner of Nature’s Nectar is here to help you get started in Beekeeping.  You do not need to have prior beekeeping experience.  This class will tell you what items you will need to start beekeeping and strategies for keeping your bees healthy and successful. We will cover: Purchasing equipment and bees Hiving packages…

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Be My (Naturally Sweet) Valentine!

Sweets to the sweet!  Just in time for Valentine’s Day!  Why send a boring old card when you can dazzle your sweetheart with delicious treats made with honey, dates and maple syrup and no refined sugar!?    We will make Honey-Sweetened Herb-Infused Chocolates, ’Salted Caramels’ made with dates and Maple Syrup Pecan Pralines.  Instructor Betsy…

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Norwegian Rosemaling: Weekend Class!

Rosemaling means “rose painting” in Norwegian.  Join us to learn and practice the techniques and designs of this beautiful traditional craft.  Pam Anderson is one of the most entertaining instructors we have come across!  You will have a great time learning! This class will be over the weekend of February 8 & 9. Saturday Feb…

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Focaccia Bread – A Tour of Italy

Take a tour of Italy through your senses! We will be making focaccia from the north to the south of Italy, both potato focaccia and herb focaccia. Impress your loved ones with your baking skills learned by master baker Ross Safford. Join us for mouth-watering fun during this half-day class! Ross will also be offering…

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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

January 18 Classes Cancelled

Due to the expected snow and wind we are rescheduling the January 18th classes. We appreciate your understanding. Be safe,…

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Meet Our Instructor: Aimee Van Ostrand

Aimee will be teaching a 2-day Introduction to Tai Chi on February 23 and the following Sunday, March 1. The original developer…

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Featured Class

February 22  Create a Memory Bear! Capture family memories in a stuffed bear that will be treasured for years. Laurelie…

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

― Maya Angelou