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

Featured Classes

Scandinavian Spoon Carving From Start to Finish Weekend! (In-Person)

This workshop is scheduled for Saturday, January 8 and Sunday, January 9, 9-4pm. Here is a two-day workshop to learn how to carve a spoon from start to finish.  Or…

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Traditional Scandinavian Spoon Carving (In-Person)

This is an introductory spoon carving class.  We will start with an overview of traditional knife grips and carving techniques.  After applying those skills on practice sticks, students will begin…

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Learn to Needle Felt! Acorns, Gnomes OR Berries! (In-Person)

  This class is designed to introduce students to needle felting with a simple, seasonal project achievable in two hours’ time. Perfect for beginners. No experience necessary. Felting is older…

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Tallow Skincare (In-Person)

Not for the faint of heart, but for resourceful deer hunters and ruminant farmers. Be sure to let the deer hunters in your life know about this interesting and useful…

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Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants: An Introduction to Foraging

Have you ever thought about foraging in nearby woods, fields, or trails, but haven’t had the knowledge or confidence to do so on your own?  Tanna Worrell, the Friendly Forager, …

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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.

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The Gift of Learning

Give yourself a well-deserved break from the demands of your day-to-day life, or give the gift of learning to friends. Make…

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Holiday Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Simplify your gift giving this season, support the programming and mission of Marine Mills Folk School!. Coming soon, our new online shop…

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Just Added: Traditional Somali Finger Weaving

Join four Somali-heritage grandmothers for a morning of stories and introductory finger weaving! Somali nomads have used this traditional skill…

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