There is growing evidence that the benefits of spending time in nature include stress-relief and improved physiological health such as lowered blood pressure. Those of us lucky enough to have spent time…

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Marine Mills Folk School recently received a grant from the Whitson Fund of the St. Paul Foundation, to help provide scholarships toward class attendance. We are thankful for the generosity…

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Cindy Ruprecht has always loved gardening and a simpler life, raising her children on a rustic farm with few modern conveniences. Practical and willing to dig in and figure things…

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This new neighbor is interested in Beekeeping and Homemade Preserves & Jams. Be sure to tell your neighbors and friends about the great classes at Marine Mills Folk School! And…

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It’s almost time to say good-bye to home-grown rhubarb until next year…but not too late to try this recipe. Thanks to North Wild Kitchen for this Norwegian rhubarb cake recipe. 5…

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Why work to preserve traditional skills and crafts? Part of any folk school’s existence is tied to preserving and promoting traditional skills. Why not teach classes on database management or…

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photo credit: Frank McKenna, Unsplash.com No classes over the July 4 holiday week. Enjoy a local park or trip up north, our classes resume July 13.

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We are extremely grateful to local organizations who are helping ensure life-long learners of all ages can attend our classes. The Kiwanis Club of Stillwater recently provided scholarships for young…

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While it seems like we’ve just put away the shovels, our programming committee is busy developing our curriculum for next Fall and Winter, with fun and intriguing classes coming your…

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Peter will be teaching ‘Stone Balancing’ on July 20, an intriguing art form that combines natural beauty, design and a bit of luck! Folk schools are practically in his DNA,…

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