Featured Classes

Cookin’ Kids

    Intergenerational Age: 7-12, each child must be accompanied by an adult.   From basic kitchen safety skills to nutritional snacks that are fun to make and good to eat, Cookin’ Kids teaches and empowers your child to make good food choices.  Up to 8 students will prepare step-by-step recipes that are ‘kid-approved’ and…

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Relax…Breathe…Weave: Exploring Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

Whether you are a beginner or experienced weaver, you will enjoy learning how to weave on the versatile Schacht “Cricket” Rigid Heddle Loom. You will complete a table runner or set of coasters, learning how to create patterns using color, fiber texture and a few simple techniques. Looms will be pre-warped for all weavers. You’ll…

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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

Gift cards now available!

Just in time for the holiday season, Marine Mills Folk School now sells gift cards! Gift cards can be used…

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Announcing new temporary Winter locations

Our beautiful site in Wilder Forest is difficult to access on weekends, due to snow and ice.  As a result,…

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Lebkuchens Recipe

Here’s a family recipe for Lebkuchens, a German holiday season cookie from our Board member Cathy Wegener.  She says they…

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Become an instructor! If you are passionate about your skill or craft & love sharing that knowledge with others, please apply to teach a class at MMFS!

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“Create. Not for the money. Not for the fame. Not for the recognition. But for the pure joy of creating something and sharing it."

― Ernest Barbaric