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

Featured Classes

Online: Thai Cooking Essentials with Sarah Mittelstadt!

  We are excited to begin offering classes in collaboration with the Farm Table Foundation in Amery, Wisconsin.       Discover the essentials for great Thai cooking and flavor!…

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Online: Saami-Inspired Bracelet Making

The cost of the class materials are included in the class cost. Want to try a colorful variation of a Saami Inspired bracelet? Christmas is coming……make a beautiful, unique gift…

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Online: French Wine Tasting

  Pack your virtual bags and travel to France with sommelier Lisa Priest! Sip along as we taste and learn our way through the world’s most important wine-producing country. With…

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Online: Stone Balancing with Peter Juhl

The piling of stones has been happening since ancient times, whether for spiritual purposes, identification of burial grounds, navigation, or even because a child and parent are next to a…

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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


Remember those Sunday family driving trips – they seemed to go on forever as you were forced to listen to…

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Yellow Light: Caution

Minnesota Public Health Commissioner Jan Malcom had some sobering information last week, as the number of Covid cases are rising dramatically. …

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New Online Class

Here’s the perfect Thursday evening activity – learn about wine from a local expert in your own home ….and perhaps…

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