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

Featured Classes

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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Online: Making Pure Maple Syrup

  New – Just added!  This is a listen, learn and ask questions class! Ever thought of making your own maple syrup? This class will cover all aspects of making…

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Online: Alfajores via Buenos Aires

Do you have a sweet tooth?  Then this class is for you! Once again we feel very lucky to offer a class by Chef Manu. In this amazing class you…

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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

Weather or Not….We’ve Got the Classes!

The recent cold weather hit most of the country – if you faced difficulties, we hope things are returning to…

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Featured Class: Making Pure Maple Syrup

Baked your first sour dough bread this past year?  Made Chicken Korma rather than ordering it from a favorite local…

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Spend Time With A Wood Artist

This Saturday you have an opportunity to spend some time, virtually, with Erik and Michele VeVang, talented artists and wood carvers…

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