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

Featured Classes

Online: Container Gardening for Everyone!

If you want to learn how to create beautiful, healthy, and colorful container gardens, this discussion class is for you!   Professional photographer and gardener, Michelle Mero Riedel, will help you…

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Online: Herbal Infused Oils

Creating your very own oil blend, and infusing it with specific herbs, is a magical experience. Learning how to do this opens the door to blending herbs and oils for…

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Online: Knife Skills – Basics to Beyond

Spend an evening with Chef Michael Willenbring of Manger restaurant!  We’re thrilled Michael was able to ‘carve out’ some time for us, sharing his skills and stories of how to,…

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Take a moment and listen to Kevin, Paddle Maker/MMFS Paddle Making Instructor, talk about how he began his paddlemaking career, and other interesting topics.

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

Spring means more sunlight … and more classes!

Feeling energized by the increasing daylight hours?  Give yourself a treat to celebrate the brighter times with a class from…

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Featured Class: Make Your Own Family Brunch with Your Kids!

Made plans to enjoy an activity with your family and somehow it didn’t turn out the way you expected?  Create…

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New Class: St. Croix Valley Chef Michael Willenbring and Knife Skills

Spend an enjoyable evening with Chef Mike Willenbring of Manger Restaurant, in your own kitchen!  On Tuesday, April 27 Mike will…

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